Information Systems Technology - Computer Programmer

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: The Computer Programmer Career Studies Certificate prepares students to design and implement traditional/legacy stand-alone and client-server applications using procedural and object-oriented development techniques. The material presented in this certificate will help prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer Certification.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Entry-Level Computer Programmer; Analyst; Software Developer; Web Programmer

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: The Computer Programmer Career Studies Certificate will fulfill the IT concentration electives in the Information Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Students should check their advisement report in SIS and meet with their faculty advisor.

Students must attain the grade of "C" or higher in IT courses taken for this career studies certificate.

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an Information Systems Technology (IST) academic advisor for further information.






ITP 100

Software Design



ITP 136

C# Programming I



ITD 130

Database Fundamentals



ITP 251

Systems Analysis and Design



ITP 236

C# Programming II



ITD 132

Structured Query Language (T-SQL)



ITP 245 Developing User Interfaces 4


ITP 298 Seminar and Project: Programming Capstone 4




Name Program Email Phone
Barbara Comfort Computer Programmer CSC 804/523-5311
Robert Dust Computer Programmer CSC 804/523-5501
Charles Reynolds Computer Programmer CSC 804/523-5529
Amanda Shelton Computer Programmer CSC 804/523-5310

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

Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected Employment (2029): 799

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $66,400 - $111,000

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 Employment (2029): 4,951

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $71,900 - $118,300

Bright Outlook Bright Outlook occupations are expected to have rapid growth over the next 10-years (employment increase of 10% or more in the Richmond, MSA over the period of 2019-2029) or are expected to have a high demand (projected to have 750 or more job openings in the Richmond, MSA over the period of 2019-2029).

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 January 29, 2020.