Jefferson Davis Campus
Become a Computer Programmer in Two Years
About the Program
The Computer Programming Technology curriculum is designed as a two-year program of study to prepare the student for entry-level employment in computer programming. This program offers training in the development of business-application software for desktop and web-based environments.
The Computer Programming program offers training in the development of business-application software for desktop and web-based environments. These positions may include:
- Software Engineer
- Application Developer
- Web Developer
Salary Range In Mississippi, the median salary is $65,590. Nationally, the income range is $49,970 – $73,390.
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Attainment Assessment where applicable.
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Computer Programming Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Computer Programming Technology Certificate
|IST 1124 - IT Foundations||4|
|IST 1134 - CCNA 1: Intro to Networks||4|
|IST 1163 - Database and SQL Concepts||3|
|IST 1314 - Visual BASIC Programming||4|
|IST 1143 - Principles of Information Security||3|
|IST 1433 - Web Development Using HTML & CSS||3|
|IST 1513 - SQL Programming||3|
|IST 1723 - Programming in Python||3|
|IST 2334 - Advanced Visual BASIC Programming Language||4|
Total Credits: 31
Computer Programming Technology Diploma
|IST 2434 - Server-Side Programming I||4|
Total Credits: 15
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4**|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities or Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.
** MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.