Academics

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

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Information Technology
Pathway: Programming and Software Development
ICC Pathway: Computer Programming & Software Development

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

CMPSC 115, 120, 124 | Communication | English | Humanities | Lab Science | MATH 115 | Social Science

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Paying for College | Career Information: Computer Programmers | Career Information Software Developers | Student Information

Certificate of Completion

Computer Programming & Database Development (certificate) (36 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

None

Employment Information

Computer Programmers $18-33/hr

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Computer Programming & Database Development(61 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

None

Industry Credentials

Computer Programmers$18-33/hr

OR

Certificate of Completion

Computer Programming & Database Development(36 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

None

Industry Credentials

Computer Programmers$18-33/hr

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Secure Software Development(61 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

CSSLP

Industry Credentials

Software Developers$23-42/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs.

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout course work to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

Computer Science at Bradley University and ISU.

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

For additional transfer information:
Transfer Assistance
Useful Transfer Links
Transfer Agreements