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 forms
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 20 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education.
Communication (6 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL230-Technical Writing
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (11 credits)  
    MATH121-Applications of Mathematics
4
    General Education Science course
4
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
Humanities (3 credits)  

    Choose ARTS108, PHIL102, PHIL105, PHIL110, or PHIL111

3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES - 44 credits  
    CISM130-Using PC Operating Systems
4
    CISM135-Computer Programming-C++
4
    CISM142-Help Desk Support
3
    CISM143-Introduction to Project Management
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
    CISM270-iPhone Programming
4
    CISM280-Capstone Portfolio
1
    TCOM125-Technical Communication
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
44
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(CPRO) EFFECTIVE FALL 2015  
RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
First Semester  
CISM125 Introduction to Computers 3
ENGL101 Composition I 3
MATH121 Applications of Mathematics 4
Gen Ed Science course 4
Second Semester
CISM130 Using PC Operating Systems 4
CISM135 Computer Programming-C++ 4
CISM154 Computer Programming-Java 4
ENGL230 Technical Writing 3
Gen Ed Choose ARTS108, PHIL102, PHIL105, PHIL110, or PHIL111 3
Third Semester    
CISM143 Introduction to Project Management 4
CISM159 Intermediate Programming-C++ 4
CISM160 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CISM174 Computer Programming-Visual Basic 4
CISM254 Advanced Computer Programming-Java 4
Fourth Semester    
CISM142 Help Desk Support 3
CISM167 Programming in Oracle SQL 3
CISM270 iPhone Programming 4
CISM280 Capstone Portfolio 1
TCOM125 Technical Communication 3