Java Programming

Java Programming

Learn the Java Language!

The Java certificate is part of the Computer Software Development A.A.S. degree. The certificate helps graduates enter the growing computer programming field by learning all aspects of the versatile, multi-purpose programming Java language. If you're currently strong in another language, Java's inherent portability means it can be a good option to build your skills on as you continue to develop your resume. 

Earning the certificate consists of 15 program hours so you'll be well prepared to use this common language across a wide range of applications once you graduate. 

Plan of Study

First Semester

  • CIS-121 - Introduction to Programming Logic** (3) OR
  • CIS-450 - PLTW-Computer Science Principles** (3) OR
  • CSC-142 - Computer Science** (3)

3 Credits

Second Semester

  • CIS-171 - Java** (3) OR
  • CSC-142 - Computer Science** (3)
  • CIS-335 - Relational Database Technologies and SQL* (3)

6 Credits

Third Semester

  • CIS-175 - Java II* (3)

3 Credits

Fourth Semester

  • CIS-181 - Java III* (3)

3 Credits

*Minimum grade requirement of C- for graduation
**Earn a minimum C- in both CIS-121 and CIS-171. CIS-450 taken in high school with a minimum C- can substitute for CIS-121. Other option: Earn a C- in CSC-142

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