The Associate in Science (AS) in Computer Programming and Analysis program offers a sequence of
courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and
relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as entry
level programmers, programmer specialists, computer programmers, senior programmers, chief business
programmers, programmer analysts, and information systems programmers.
The content 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. More than one programming language is addressed in this degree program.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 63 credit hours in the following areas: 18
credit hours of General Education Requirements, 18 credit hours of Information Technology Core
Requirements, 15 credit hours of Computer Programming and Analysis Core Requirements, 6 credit
hours of Business Requirements, 3 credit hours of Approved Computer Electives, and 3 credit hours of
The Computer Programmer Certificate is a 33 credit hour certificate and the Computer Programming
Specialist Certificate is an 18 credit hour certificate; both of which prepare students for entry into
employment and are comprised of core courses in the AS Computer Programming and Analysis degree.
As such, they can be earned before the student has earned the AS Computer Programming and Analysis
Many courses require prerequisites. Click on each course's name in the list below to check for
prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must
complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.
Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which, students must complete an
application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 2000 course the
semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline
to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their diploma, and participation in the