IT Programming

  • Location: West Campus (Leesport)
    Instructor: Denise Paulson
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    CIP Code: 52.1201

Program Entrance Recommendations:

  • Reading at grade level
    Algebra I or Geometry
    Problem solving/troubleshooting skills
    Ability to work independently and in a team
    Hand-eye coordination

Career Pathways

  • Computer Programmer
    Computer User Support Specialist
    Web Developer

    Senior Programmer
    Programming Manager
    Systems Analyst, EDP
    Computer Center Manager

BCTC IT programming
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)/Information Technology (IT) Programming is a series of methods of collecting, compiling, and analyzing large quantities of data to satisfy our society’s ever-increasing need for information. With increasing frequency it is apparent that an understanding of IT is a necessary part of general education for students who live and work in our technological society.

    The curriculum is designed to provide instruction that prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to support problem solving and the design and development of software applications. Students acquire the skills to analyze, design, implement, test, and document an application solution. The students utilize a state-of-the-art network computer system and its associated peripheral equipment to work on live problems, utilizing business software and object-oriented integrated development environments. Concepts delivered provide the basis of understanding in the area of computer programming and are applicable to business applications, mobile applications, and video gaming.

    The course provides instruction in Visual Basic.NET, C++, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Database Administration / Programming, Android Mobile Application Development, and Microsoft Office Suite. Students also receive instruction in office procedures and customer service communications, business law and ethics, and basic computer maintenance and troubleshooting.

    Graduates of this program are well prepared for continued higher education towards an associate and bachelors degree in such areas as: Computer Programming, Management Information Systems, Database Administration, Web Developer, or Software Development.

    Industry Certifications:

    Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)
    OSHA/CareerSafe 10-Hour Certification

    Program Requirements/Costs (approximate):

    Please use the Order Supplies link for the approximate costs of the Textbooks, Tools & Supplies, and Uniforms for this program.

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