May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems: Computer Programming Certificate (CISP-CC)

Location(s): Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Tunxis

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Computer Programming certificate educates students in the areas of programming and systems design.  Courses are designed to educate students for positions in the industry and provide a solid foundation for continuation in our two-year associate degree in Computer Information Systems Technology.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the use of objects in application programs.
  • Define and implement efficient object-oriented solutions using C++, JAVA, and Visual Basic, Python, or others
  • Write, compile, and execute programs using a programming language.
  • Create applications using object-oriented features.
  • Use inheritance and interfaces to create robust, reusable, programming code.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of relational database concepts.
  • Preparedness to advance one’s career, or move on to more advanced study in MIS, CIS, or related fields. 

Required Courses*

CSC 1201 Introduction to Programming and CSC 2213 Object Oriented Programming are not allowed in this program. Students are encouraged to take CSC 1211 - Java I or other programming language.

Total Credits: 18