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How about a career in programming? Watch Video The Programming curriculum prepares students for entry-level employment in application and web site programming. Coursework includes courses in programming languages, databases, computer hardware/networking basics and general education including communications, math and social sciences. Students are prepared for career opportunities in application and web site development. All courses listed in the catalog are required, but the sequence of courses taken is based on availability and the necessity for prerequisites.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Information Systems with an emphasis in Programming

The A.A.S. Program (61 credit-hours) is primarily intended for those interested in a programming career. Completion of the recommended courses leads to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Programming. Consequently, some courses in this program may not transfer to all senior institutions. Students who plan to transfer to a senior institution are strongly advised to correspond with the institution to which they plan to transfer. Completion of the required courses prepares the student for a position as a qualified and autonomous programmer.

In the Business Division curricula, courses prerequisite to another class require a minimum grade of C in order to advance to the next course. View the programming worksheet for course requirements in the CIS-Programming Associate of Applied Science degree.

View the course requirements in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in CIS-Programming emphasis.

Programming (Technical Certificate)

Graduates who complete the 31 credit-hour certificate will possess the basic programming skills and will be introduced to computer hardware and networking. Students acquiring the Programming Certificate will be qualified to work as an entry-level programmer with the required background for developing more advanced programming skills.

View the attachment for course requirements in the Programming Technical Certificate.

For more information about NPCC's Programming Program, contact Rodney Ivers at rivers@npcc.edu or 501-760-4251