Computer Programming and Analysis (AS)

The Associate in Science (AS) in Computer Programming and Analysis prepares students for careers such as entry level programmers, programmer specialists, computer programmers, senior programmers, chief business programmers, programmer analysts, and information systems programmers in public, private, and governmental organizations.

The AS in Computer Programming and Analysis program prepares individuals to analyze business situations and to design, develop, and write computer programs; to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information; analyze problems using logic/analysis tools, code into computer language; test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs.

Students will apply computer languages such as C++, C#, HTML, and Java and perform data systems management and database management. Students are also prepared to earn relevant, recognized, industry certifications such as those offered by Microsoft and CompTIA.

The program is designed for both full-time and part-time students. Courses are offered in an online and traditional formats to accommodate students’ varying schedules and learning preferences.

Earn Academic Credit for Industry Certification

If you hold a valid industry certification earned within the last 3 years and have successfully completed at least 12 credit hours in the AS in Computer Programming and Analysis program, you may receive free academic credits toward the degree.  Contact Albert Nault for more information.

Earn Academic Credit for Career Certificate Program

Career Certificate programs (previously known as a Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificate) consist of a series of vocational and/or college credit courses that prepare students for entry level employment in specific career fields. Upon completion of the certificate program, students continuing their education in a related A.S. degree program may be awarded credit in selected A.S. degree courses. Contact your advisor for more information. 

Continuing Toward a Baccalaureate Degree

There are many opportunities for more advanced education. Graduates of the AS, Computer Programming and Analysis Degree can matriculate into the BAS, Supervision & Management Degree at Florida SouthWestern State College or pursue Bachelor’s Degrees in computer science and information technology related areas at many colleges and universities located throughout the state and country.

For more information contact the School of Business & Technology

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