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Information Systems Technology - Computer Programmer

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: The Computer Programmer Career Studies Certificate is designed to provide knowledge and skills in computer programming and application software development.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Computer Programmer, Applications Programmer, Programmer/Analyst, Internet Programmer, and related computer occupations

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: Students must attain the grade of “C” or higher in IT courses taken for this certificate.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION: Please see www.reynolds.edu/curriculum/Gainful%20Employment/GE_Info_221-299-06.aspx to access gainful employment disclosure information for this program.

COURSE

TITLE

LEC. 
HRS.

LAB.
HRS.

CRS.
CRE.

ITE 115

Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

3

0

3

ITP 136

C# Programming I

4

0

4

ITP 236

C# Programming II

4

0

4

ITP 251

Systems Analysis and Design

3

0

3

ITD 130

Database Fundamentals

4

0

4

ITP 244

ASP.Net-Server Side Programming

4

0

4

ITP 298

Seminar and Project: Programming Capstone

4

0

4

TOTAL

26

0

26

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Computer Programmer 26

03.13.15

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMING

ITP 112 Visual Basic.NET I 4 cr.

Concentrates instruction in fundamentals of object-oriented programming using Visual Basic.NET and the .NET framework. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging, and documentation of graphical user interface applications.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 120 Java Programming I 4 cr.

Teaches the fundamentals of object-oriented programming using Java. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging, and documentation of console and graphical user interface applications.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 136 C# Programming I 4 cr.

Teaches the fundamentals of object-oriented programming and design using C#. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging, and documentation of applications within the .NET Framework.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 160 Introduction to Game Design and Development 3 cr.

Introduces object-oriented game design and development. Provides overview of the electronic game design and development process and underlines the historical contest, content creation strategies, game careers, and future trends in the industry. Utilizes a game language environment to introduce game design, object-oriented paradigms, software design, software development, and product testing. Teaches skills of writing a game design document and creating a game with several levels and objects. Integrates 2D animations, 3D models, sound effects, and background music, as well as graphic backgrounds.Prerequisite: ITE 115 or equivalent.Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITP 195 Topics in Information Technology Programming: Python Programming I 4 cr.

Provides students with knowledge of a popular software development tool, Python programming language. Users of spreadsheets, games, data quality tools, and much more will learn to use Python to express rich, yet flexible, business rules in a lightweight syntax.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 212 Visual Basic.Net II 4 cr.

Includes instruction in application of advanced event-driven techniques to application development. Emphasizes database connectivity, advanced controls, web forms, and web services using Visual Basic.NET.Prerequisite: ITP 112.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 220 Java Programming II 4 cr.

Covers the application of advanced object-oriented techniques to application development using Java. Emphasizes database connectivity, inner classes, collection classes, networking, and threads.Prerequisite: ITP 120 or school approval.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 226 Mobile Java Android Development 4 cr.

Provides the necessary design and programming skills required for developing applications on mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.), utilizing the Java-based Android Development Kit to create Android applications from concept to business model to final product.Prerequisite: ITP 120 (Java) or another object-oriented programming language.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 236 C# Programming II 4 cr.

Focuses instruction in advanced object-oriented techniques using C# for application development. Emphasizes database connectivity and networking using the .NET Framework and database processing using the Entity Framework.Prerequisite: ITP 136 or equivalent.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 244 ASP.NET - Server Side Programming 4 cr.

Entails instruction in creation of ASP.NET web applications to deliver dynamic content to a web site utilizing server controls, web forms, and web services to accomplish complex data access tasks.Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ITP 236 or IT faculty approval.Lecture 4 hours per week.

ITP 251 Systems Analysis and Design 3 cr.

Focuses on application of information technologies (IT) to system life cycle methodology, systems analysis, systems design, and system implementation practices. Covers methodologies related to identification of information requirements; feasibility in the areas of economic, technical, and social requirements; and related issues. Software applications may be used to enhance student skills.Prerequisite: ITE 115 or school approval.Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITP 295 Topics in Information Technology Programming: Project Management Tools 3 cr.

Introduces the concepts of project management and how to use Microsoft Project software to manage project requirements.Prerequisite: ITE 115 or equivalent.Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITP 295 Topics in Information Technology: Cloud Computing Concepts, Technology, and Architecture 3 cr.

Provides an overview of cloud computing concepts and capabilities across various service models. Familiarizes students with use of vendor maintained applications and processes, and covers security and other challenges associated with cloud computing. Students learn how to configure and program cloud services, develop cloud-based software applications, and leverage technologies to build comprehensive end-to-end solutions on the cloud.Prerequisites: ITP 251 or permission of the instructor.Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITP 298 Seminar and Project in Information Technology Programming: Programming Capstone 4 cr.

Provides students with hands-on experience developing sophisticated web-based applications using ASP.NET and SQL Server, including profiles, personalization, web parts, themes, multi-lingual, and web services. Students will work in small teams to build a semester-long project.Prerequisites: ITP 236, ITP 244, ITP 251, and ITD 130 or permission of the instructor.Lecture 4 hours per week.


Name Program Email Phone
Barbara Comfort Computer Programmer CSC BComfort@reynolds.edu 804/523-5311
Robert Dust Computer Programmer CSC BDust@reynolds.edu 804/523-5501
Charles Reynolds Computer Programmer CSC CReynolds@reynolds.edu 804/523-5529
Amanda Shelton Computer Programmer CSC AShelton@reynolds.edu 804/523-5310

 

Common Job Titles1: Analyst Programmer; Applications Developer; Computer Programmer; Computer Programmer Analyst; Internet Programmer; Java Developer; Programmer; Programmer Analyst; Software Developer; Web Programmer


Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected number of jobs by 2026: 1,316

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $50,300 - $94,500


Common Job Titles1: Application Developer; Application Integration Engineer; Applications Developer; Computer Consultant; Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst); Software Architect; Software Developer; Software Development Engineer; Software Engineer; Technical Consultant


Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected number of jobs by 2026: 3,638

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $58,200 - $105,500


Bright Outlook Bright Outlook occupations are expected to have rapid growth over the next 10-years (employment increase of 14% or more over the period of 2016-2026), are expected to have a high demand (projected to have 500 or more job openings in the Richmond, MSA over the period of 2016-2026), or are new and emerging occupations in high growth industries.

1 This program may prepare you for one or more of the listed jobs; however, graduates may not be qualified for all of the jobs listed in this section.

Reynolds Community College makes every attempt to provide students with the best, most accuarate information possible. The data was sourced from external agencies (O*NET and JobsEQ) on February 08, 2017.