Program Entrance Recommendations:
Reading at grade level
Algebra I or Geometry
Problem solving/troubleshooting skills
Ability to work independently and in a team
Computer User Support Specialist
Systems Analyst, EDP
Computer Center Manager
Management Information Systems (MIS)/Infromation 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.
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.
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.
College Advanced Credits:
Microsoft Visual Basic 2015 for Windows, Web, Windows Store and Database Applications: Comprehensiveby Corinne Hoisington Year Published: 2015
ISBN # 978-1-28585-689-6
Approximate Cost – New: $158.00 to Gently Used: $99.00