2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jan 21, 2021  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Java Programmer Certificate


Program Description

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. (Program Length: 4 Semesters Minimum)

View the Java Programmer Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Computer Programming degree or diploma program unless they have completed the required prerequisite courses for this certificate.

Employment Opportunities

Programmer for Java platform

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Java Programmer certificate.


Total Hours: 22

Suggested First Semester classes:


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.