(Harrison County Campus)

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.

The Computer Programming Technology program offers training in the development of business-application software for desktop and web-based environments.

Program Details

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-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 a MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

Computer Programming Technology Certificate

Semester One

Course Credit(s)
IST 1113 - Fundamentals of Information Technology 3
IST 1124 - IT Foundations 4
IST 1453 - iOS App Development 3
IST 2454 - Android App Development 4
IST 1433 - Web Development Using HTML & CSS 3
Programming Elective 3/4*

Semester Two

Course Credit(s)
IST 1513 - SQL Programming 3
IST 1744 - SAS Programming I 4
IST 2584 - C# Programming 4
IST 1624 - Network Security Fundamentals 4
IST 1143 - Principles of Information Security 3
Programming Elective 3/4*

Total Credits: 30

Computer Programming Technology Diploma

Semester Three

Course Credit(s)
IST 1134 - CCNA 1: Intro to Networks 4
IST 1914 - Introduction to IoT 4
IST 1723 - Programming in Python 3
IST 2464 - PowerShell Programming 4
IST 2524 - Linux Operating System Fund. 4
IST 2594 - Advanced C# Programming Language 4

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English 3/4
SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I or LLS 1721 - Employment Readiness and SPT 2172 - Interpersonal Communication 3
Math/Natural Science Elective 3/4**
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credits: 15/17


Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

*Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.

** MAT 1033, MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.

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