Computer Programming and Database Development

The mission of the Computer Programming and Database Development Certificate is to provide students with a working knowledge of the principles, techniques, and skills to program in a computer environment, so that individuals following this sequence of courses are prepared for entry-level employment or enhancement of their skills as a computer programmer.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 36

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CMPSC 115
or
CS I: ESSENTIALS OF PROGRAMMING 
or
3
CMPSC 125 CS I: PROGRAMMING IN C++  3
CMPSC 124 EVENT-DRIVEN PROGRAMMING IN VISUAL BASIC  3
CMPSC 135
or
CS II: PROGRAMMING IN JAVA 
or
3
CMPSC 212 CS II: ADVANCED PROGRAMMING IN C ++  3
CMPSC 140 INTRODUCTION TO RELATIONAL DATABASES  3
CMPSC 224 ADVANCED VISUAL BASIC  3
CMPSC 245 STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE  3
CMPSC 249 UNIX  3
CMPSC 265 DATABASE ADMINISTRATION  3
CMPSC 270 STRUCTURED SYSTEM ANALYSIS  3
CMWEB 110 BEGINNING WEB DEVELOPMENT WITH HTML AND CSS  4
CMPSC 200 C# PROGRAMMING  3
CMPSC 237 MOBILE APPLICATION PROGRAMMING  3

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CMWEB 110; CMPSC 115 or CMPSC 125; CMPSC 249
Spring Semester 1CMPSC 140; CMPSC 124; CMPSC 135 or CMPSC 212,
Fall Semester 2CMPSC 245; CMPSC 224; , CMPSC 237
Spring Semester 2CMPSC 265; CMPSC 270; CMPSC 200

Program Contact Information

Business and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Information Technology

Career Pathway:
Programming and Software Development

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