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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Technology-Programming/Database, AAS

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Program Start Date: Fall term or spring term
Minimum Program Length: 84 academic weeks; 6 terms day or evening (See Unique Aspects below); 70 credits
Curriculum Code: 35104

Program Description

Computer technology students develop skills in computer programming, PC operating systems, systems analysis and design, PC hardware concepts, computer software applications, database applications and networking.

Practical Experience

Students gain practical experiences in procedural and event-driven programming languages. They work with different types of operating systems, programming languages, networking architectures, personal computers and database applications. Students develop logical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills.

Professional Opportunities

Entry level software developer, web developer, PC application specialist, programmer analyst, entry level data base administrator.

Unique Aspects

The advanced networking classes (indicated by a + symbol below) are offered on a rotating schedule between day and evening hours. The classes will only be offered during daytime hours for fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019. These classes will only be offered during evening hours for fall 2019, spring 2020 and summer 2020 terms. 

EEDA Career Cluster:

Information Technology

Total Credits: 70

Semester Display

Sixth Semester

Total Credits: 70

**A grade of “C” or better is required.
# See Unique Aspects above for information on which terms this course is offered day versus night

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Apply IT support and security skills including installing, operating, diagnosing and repairing problems with computer hardware and operating systems.
  2. Create business-related reports, spreadsheets, diagrams and databases.
  3. Configure and diagnose a secure home/small office network.
  4. Design and develop basic and complex programs and or interactive apps with an object-oriented programming language.
  5. Develop and test local and server based forms, reports and queries.
  6. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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