Computer Programming

Associate in Applied Science

Many students are not interested in transferability, but rather mobility into the job market, with the career goal of a programmer. This degree strongly emphasizes programming and includes Java, C++ and Visual Basic. These are languages routinely used by computer programmers. Students will be well prepared for entry-level positions in programming or computer operations.

For further information, contact faculty advisor, Mary Yoa, at (609) 343-4964/yoa@atlantic.edu or contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609)343-5017/smarzell@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Develop computer programming in Visual Basic, C++, Oracle SQL and Java;
  • Investigate information systems with respect to their existence and develop needed informational improvements within an organization;
  • Perform basic managerial functions such as organizing, staffing, directing, planning and controlling;
  • Use a microcomputer for functional and analytical purposes;
  • Describe various positions of employment in the informational technology profession;
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral methods.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education.
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics
4
General Education Science course
4
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3

General Education Humanities or Social Science course

3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES
BUSN120-Principles of Management
3
CISM130-Using PC Operating Systems
4
CISM135-Computer Programming-C++
4
CISM142-Help Desk Support
3
CISM154-Computer Programming-Java
4
CISM159-Intermediate Programming C++
4
CISM160-Systems Analysis and Design
3
CISM167-Programming in Oracle SQL
3
CISM174-Computer Programming-Visual Basic
4
CISM254-Advanced Computer Programming-Java
4
CISM280-Capstone Portfolio
1
TCOM125-Technical Communication
3
Choose any other CISM or GIST course or MATH122
4
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
44
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(CPRO) EFFECTIVE FALL 2011