Computer Programmer (Certificate)

The Computer Programming certificate prepares you as an entry-level programmer in the microcomputer environment. Individuals learn to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information, analyze problems using logic/analysis tools, and write code in several computer languages. They also learn how to test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs. Hands-on computer experience is emphasized throughout the program. Students completing Computer Hardware/Software will be prepared to take the Comptia A+ certification exams.

All of the courses in this certificate program can also be applied toward the AS, Computer Programming and Analysis.

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.

The following is a suggested sequence for the required courses:

Summer Semester - 9 Credits
Course Number Course Name Credits
CTS 1131 Computer Hardware 3 credits
CTS 1133 Computer Software 3 credits
COP 1000 Intro to Computer Programming 3 credits
Fall Semester - 12 Credits
Course Number Course Name Credits
COP 2360 C# Programming I 3 credits
COP 1822 Internet Programming HTML 3 credits
COP 2800 Java Programming 3 credits
CGS 1100 Computer Applications for Business 3 credits
Spring Semester - 12 Credits
Course Number Course Name Credits
COP 2362 C# Programming II 3 credits
COP 2830 Internet Programming HTML II 3 credits
1000 or 2000 level Any additional computer course with
COP, CGS, CTS, CNT, CIS, or CAP prefix
3 credits
1000 or 2000 level Any additional computer course with
COP prefix
3 credits

Earn Academic Credit for your 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 fee academic credits toward the degree.

Contact Albert Nault for more information.

For more information contact: Albert Nault Retention and Student Success Coordinator (239) 489-9402 albert.nault@fsw.edu

School of Business & Technology Website: http://www.fsw.edu/sobt