MISSION: The mission of the .NET Application Development & Programming program is to prepare students for employment as a computer Programmer.
Program Y700400 consists of a planned sequence of courses.
Information Technology Assistant - Course OTA0040 (150 hours) - This course is designed to provide a basic overview of current business and information systems and trends and to introduce students to the basics and foundations required for today's business environments. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency with touch keyboarding and fundamental computer applications so they may be used as communication tools for enhancing personal and work-place proficiency in an information-based society. This also includes proficiency with computers using word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software that meet industry job seeking techniques, career planning, and success strategies will also be developed.
Programmer Assistant – Course CTS0041 (300 hours) - This course establishes the foundation for software development and maintenance. Students will learn about various types of programming languages (object-oriented, compiled, .etc) and gain experience creating basic interactive computer programs that process user input. Team exercises focused on real-world tasks will prepare students with leadership and teamwork skills needed for the workplace.
Computer Programmer – Course CTS0044 (150 hours) - This course covers the key concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP). Students will create several OOP programs and learn the proper techniques for testing and debugging. Valuable project management skills will be learned while working with team members on group projects.
.NET Programmer – Course CTS0032 (450 hours) – This course is designed to emerge students in the .NET world. Emphasis will be placed on creating dynamic ASP.net web and other applications. Students will
gain important knowledge about the power of SQL databases and how to correctly utilize them within their programs.
Distance Education: Available - refer to Distance Learning section. For additional information go to the 'Online Programs and Courses' page.
Industry Certifications: Microsoft
Technology Associate (MTA): Software Developer Fundamentals; Microsoft
Technology Associate (MTA) HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%
Minimum Attendance Requirement: 70%
Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in reading, math, and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Required basic skills grade levels are:Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9.
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