Computer Technology - Programming - Associate in Applied Science Degree
General College Admission
Computer Technology - Programming
With the widespread use of computers around the world, there is an ongoing need for skilled computer specialists. The associate degree in Computer Technology - Programming prepares students for entry-level positions in a vast number of industries. This degree provides skills in a variety of programming languages, such as Python, C#, Java, PHP, HTML, Mobile Apps, and SQL. Graduates will be equipped to find employment as business-application programmers, database managers, and system analysts. They can also plan, design, and develop programming applications, as well as create and host web applications. These valuable skills enable graduates to work in IT for small businesses, public and private corporations, and in private practice.
Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
A minimum grade of "C" or better is required for all CPT and IST-prefixed courses for progression and graduation.
A computer programmer has the technical knowledge and ability to work as a Database
Manager, Information Resource Coordinator, and Web Designer. Graduates of the A.A.S.
in Computer Technology - Programming Emphasis degree program can begin their careers
with small businesses, public and private corporations, and in private practice.
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment resources.
The mission of the Computer Technology department is to enhance the educational opportunities of our students by building a comprehensive and quality technology infrastructure to allow our students to simulate real world experiences. This environment will be effectively maintained and operated to keep up with rapidly changing technologies and software utilized in the workforce. This will allow the department to provide prompt, effective, reliable and in-depth education opportunities to our students.
- Fully build out infrastructure and classrooms to allow for in-person, synchronous, hybrid and online courses.
- Maintain and update the classrooms and infrastructure as needed to ensure we are providing up to date opportunities for our students.
- Utilize as much of the infrastructure and classroom technology as possible to enhance student learning and experiences.
For more information, contact:
Lou Ann Timmons - (843) 349-5367
|First Semester - Fall||Course Title||Semester
|CPT 168||Programming Logic and Design||3|
|CPT 278||Computer Software Applications||3|
|IST 201||CISCO Internetworking Concepts||3|
|MAT Elective||MAT 101, MAT 102, MAT 110 or MAT 120||3|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|CPT 187||Object-Oriented Logic and Design||3|
|ENG 101||English Communications I||3|
|ENG 155||Communications I|
|IST 190||LINUX Essentials||3|
|SPC 205||Public Speaking||3|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|CPT 230||C# Programming I||3|
|IST 192||LINUX Network Applications||3|
|IST 226||Internet Programming||3|
|GMT 101||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||3|
|Fourth Semester - Fall|
|CPT 162||Intro. to Web Page Publishing||3|
|IST 196||Cloud Storage Fundamentals||3|
|IST 271||Object-Oriented Technologies||3|
|PSC 201*||American Government||3|
|PSY 201||General Psychology|
|Fifth Semester - Spring|
|CPT 240||Internet Programming with Databases||3|
|CPT 262||Advanced Web Page Publishing||3|
|CPT 264||Systems and Procedures||3|
|Choose 2 from list below||6|
|CPT 231||C# Programming II|
|CPT 280||SCWE in Computer Technology "Internship"|
|IST 236||Mobile and Wireless Appliances|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
|*Students transferring to a senior institution are recommended to take PSC 201 at HGTC to satisfy Reach Act requirements. The Reach Act was passed in 2021 by the General Assembly.|