The purpose of this certificate is to provide learning opportunities which develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of Java programming theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a technical certificate of credit in Java Programming. Students applying to this program must complete CIST 1001 or successful completion of an exemption exam. All prerequisite courses for this program must be met through exemption testing, transfer credit or course completion. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in Computer Programming.
Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information. Discuss program language elective selection with the program advisor.