Certificate of Completion in Computer Programming

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Programming prepares students for entry-level positions in computer programming. The program emphasizes knowledge and skills required to design, develop, test, and document structured and object-oriented program utilizing a variety of programming languages.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Computer Programming (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5207
Total Credits Required
30

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
9
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 3
CIS126DL or
MST150++
Linux Operating System or Microsoft Windows RC 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I RC 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
12
CIS117DM or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB or
CIS276DC
Microsoft Access: Database Management or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database or Oracle Database RC 3
CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals RC 3
CIS159 Visual Basic Programming I RC 3
Restricted Electives Restricted Electives RE 3

Term 3

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
9
CIS162AD C#: Level I RC 3
CIS163AA Java Programming: Level I RC 3
Restricted Electives Restricted Electives RE 3

Program Electives

Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Electives requirement.

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS162AB C++: Level I RE 3
CIS166AA or
CIS166AB or
CIS166AC or
CIS166AD or
CIS166AE or
CIS166AF
Introduction to Javascripting or Web Scripting with Perl/CGI or Web Scripting with Active Server Pages (ASP).NET or Web Scripting with (JSP) or Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) or Web Scripting with Python RE 3
CIS259 or
CIS262AB or
CIS262AD or
CIS263AA or
CIS224 or
CIS249 or
CIS250
Visual Basic Programming II or C++: Level II or C# Level II or Java Programming: Level II or Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows or Software Testing for Quality Assurance or Management of Information Systems RE 3
CIS190 or
CNT140 or
CNT140AA or
MST140
Introduction to Local Area Networks or Cisco Networking Basics or Introduction to Networks or Microsoft Networking Essentials RE 3–4

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HU = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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