Use programming languages currently appropriate to the current information technology industry, i.e., Visual BASIC, UNIX, Java, Perl, C++.
- Interpret and evaluate requirements for program projects.
- Develop detailed design specifications and test strategies.
- Identify and articulate physical requirements for systems implementation.
- Demonstrate theoretical and working knowledge of the principles of programming through completion of tasks and projects.
- Use multiple operating systems and computer applications.
- Demonstrate an understanding of good user interface design principles through appropriate use of such principles and through exercising judgment in the use of such principles when carrying out tasks or projects.
AAS–T degree outcomes include those of the Programming certificate as well as the following general course outcomes:
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in various formats including written documentation, email, spoken word and address communication to an audience of differing knowledge and listening levels by utilizing appropriate terminology, schematics, electronic presentation and technical documentation; as taught in ENG 101 Composition and ENG 106 Technical Writing.
- Demonstrate computational and problem solving skills as applied to the computing industry; as exemplified in ITC 102 Computer Information Concepts, and MAT 119 Math Behind IT.
- Demonstrate knowledge of human relations and team work as applied to the work environment of information technology industry in America and around the world; as taught in HUM 105 Intercultural communications and BUS 140 Customer relations.