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Computer Programming (APCOMP)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2012 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

Description

This program prepares students for entry-level or trainee computer programmer positions, where they will work with a systems analyst in an applications environment to support information processing functions. The program also gives students the opportunity to focus their program in a particular discipline by choosing from a list of elective courses covering topics such as UNIX, Visual Basic programming, and object-oriented programming, among others.

Articulation

Davenport University, Bachelor degree;
Eastern Michigan University, BBA degree and several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet. edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.

Admissions Requirements

Students need one semester of high school word processing and spreadsheets or CIS 100 or permission of program advisor to enroll in CIS 110.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Michael Galea
Philip Geyer
Clarence Hasselbach
Khaled Mansour
Roland Meade

Requirements

(Items marked in orange are available online.)

Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
CIS 110 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
CIS 117 Windows Operating System 2
CIS 121 Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 3
CIS 221 Linux/UNIX Programming and Scripting I 3
CIS 282 Relational Database Concepts and Application 3
CIS 288 Systems Analysis and Design 3
ENG 245 Career Practices Seminar 2
Complete one course from: CIS 174, CIS 238, CIS 265, CIS 286, or INP 140 3 - 4
Total 22 - 23
General Education Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Writing/Composition 3 - 4
Elective(s) Writing/Composition or Communication 3
MTH 169 or Intermediate Algebra
MTH 176 or College Algebra
MTH 181 Mathematical Analysis I * 4
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3 - 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Elective(s)** Arts and Humanities 3
Total 19 - 21
Required Support Courses
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 200 Human Relations in Business 3
BMG 106 or Legal Basics in Business
BMG 155 Business on the Internet 3
Complete additional credits as free electives to bring the program total to a minimum of 60 credits. 3
Total 9
Program Options
Class Title Minimum Credits
CPS 161 or An Introduction to Programming with Java
CPS 171 or Introduction to Programming with C++
CPS 185 Introduction to Visual Basic .Net Programming 4
CPS 293 C# .NET 4
CPS 295 Advanced C#.Net and ASP.Net 4
Total 12
Total Credits Required
62 - 65
Program Options
Class Title Minimum Credits
ACC 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
CPS 171 Introduction to Programming with C++ 4
CPS 276 Web Programming Using Apache, MySQL, and PHP 4
Total 11
Total Credits Required
61 - 64
Program Options
Class Title Minimum Credits
CPS 171 Introduction to Programming with C++ 4
CPS 271 Object Features of C++ 4
CPS 272 Data Structures with C++ 4
Total 12
Total Credits Required
62 - 65
Program Options
Class Title Minimum Credits
CIS 278 or Java Server Programming
CIS 279 XML Programming 4
CPS 161 An Introduction to Programming with Java 4
CPS 261 Programming Data Structures in Java 4
Total 12
Total Credits Required
62 - 65

Footnotes

*MTH 181 satifies the requirements of EMU's Technology Management program.
**See the EMU Diverse World Requirement list.

Students transferring to EMU should see an advisor for additional courses that meet the requirements of EMU's Technology Management program.

See also the Computer Science Concentration of the Math and Science Program in the Transfer Section

Students must meet the Computer and Information Literacy Graduation Requirement. See General Education Graduation Requirements in the WCC Bulletin.

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