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2009-2010 Catalog 
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Programming and Analysis, AS

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The Computer Programming and Analysis Degree Program is designed to give students a basic foundation in computer programming and will prepare them for employment as entry level programmers in commercial, industrial, and governmental institutions. The training is practical in nature and emphasizes performance of job tasks similar to those performed in today’s advanced computer technology environment.

The degree consists of 18 hours of general education requirements, and 45 hours of degree core requirements.

Computer Programming Graduates May Earn:

An entry level worker can expect to earn $43,000 ($20.36 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $65,748 ($31.61 per hour).*

There are approximately 599 annual openings in Edison State’s service district. **

* Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2009

** 2008-2009 Regional Targeted Occupational List Retrieved South-west Florida Workforce Development Board.

Career/Industry Opportunities

  • Junior Programmer
  • PC Sales Representative
  • PC Technical Support Representative
  • Programmer’s Aide
  • Network Specialist

Continuing Toward a Bachelor’s Degree?

You may want to consider going on to earn your bachelor’s degree with Edison State College or you may want to look into our academic partnerships with many universities and colleges. There is an articulation agreement that allows this degree to transfer to a university bachelor’s degree program. Please contact the program advisor at (239) 489-9067 for further information.

Course Prequisites

Refer to specific course descriptions listed in this catalog.

Program Prequisites


Total: 18

Total: 45

Total Credit Hours: 63


General electives may be chosen from any Business, Computer Technology, or Drafting and Design course.


*Social Science Elective may be chosen from any course listed in the General Education Program under Social Science.

** Math courses may be chosen from any courses listed in the General Education Program Guide under mathematics.

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