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Computer Programming and Analysis Associate in Science

Computer Programming and Analysis Associate in Science
Type: AS
Major Code: CMPPA-AS
CIP: 1511020101
Educational Plan: CMPPA-AS

Program Description

Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Computer Programming and Analysis provides students with practical knowledge and hands-on training in the foundations of computer technology, databases, Web applications, user applications, modeling and simulation and computer programming. Elective specializations include BS IST (programming track), BS IST (simulation track) and Web Development track. This A.S. degree articulates to Seminole State's B.S. in Information Systems Technology (programming and simulation specialization tracks).

Profession

Computer programmers and analysts are high-tech linguists. Computer programmers write the code and create the languages and software programs computers follow to operate. Additionally, systems programmers oversee the work of computer programmers and serve as technical advisors to systems analysts, application programmers and operations personnel.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are employed as:

  • Applications Programmers
  • Computer Programmers
  • Software Testers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Systems Programmers
  • Web Developments
  • Web Masters
  • Web Programmers

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Job Outlook

Considered one of Central Florida’s high-skill, high-wage occupations, employment in the computer programming field is expected to grow by 12 percent (about as fast as average) through 2020 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).

College Credit Certificates

Students pursuing this degree also may obtain the following college credit certificates:

  • Computer Programming Certificate
  • Computer Programming Specialist Certificate
  • Information Technology Analysis Certificate
  • Web Development Certificate

Certifications

Graduates of this program MAY BE qualified to earn the following industry certifications:

  • CIW Internet Business Associate
  • CIW Site Development Associate
  • CIW Web Design Specialist
  • CIW Web Foundations Associate
  • CIW JavaScript Specialist
  • CIW Database Design Specialist
  • Microsoft Office Access 2013
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Expert Part One
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Expert Part Two
  • Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2013
  • Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert Part One
  • Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert Part Two
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Database
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Software Development
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Programming in C#
  • Oracle Certified Associate Java SE Programmer
  • Oracle Certified ProfessionalJava SE Programmer

Degree Transfer

Seminole State’s A.S. Degree in Computer Programming and Analysis will transfer to the College’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Information Systems Technology.

Program Note

Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field and/or transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to a college or university should consult with an academic advisor to ensure completion of all entry requirements for the baccalaureate program of their choice.

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Available Courses
Required Courses
30
Choose 3 credits from the following list:
3
or
Elective Courses
12

Choose 12 credits of elective courses from 1 of the following Technical Specializations:

  • BS IST Simulation Specialization
  • BS IST Programming Specialization
  • Web Development Specialization
12
Credits

BS IST Simulation Specialization

12

BS IST Programming Specialization

12

Web Development Specialization

12
General Education Courses
18

Humanities General Education course

3
Credits

Mathematics General Education course

3
Credits
Note: STA 2023 strongly recommended for AS to BS (IST) Specialization

Social Science General Education course

3
Credits
Total Credits:
60
Note:

Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field. A.S. degree graduates may transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs should consult with Student Affairs counselors, advisors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.

Note:

Students with a baccalaureate degree or an associate of arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will be considered to have met general education requirements for this degree program.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.

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