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Program Development

Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)


Prepares students for entry-level positions in computer programming.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Software Applications 3 See Note 1.
ITP 100 Software Design 3  
ITP 110 Visual Basic Programming I 3  
ITP 120 Java Programming I 3  
Total Credits 12  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications and Integration 3 See Note 1.
ITE 290 Coordinated Internship 1  
ITP 160 Introduction to Game Design and Development 3  
ITP 210 Visual Basic Programming II or ITP 220 Java Programming II 3  
ITP 251 Systems Analysis and Design 3  
Total Credits 13  
Total Credits For Program 25  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Service: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).

2015-2016 College Catalog & Student Handbook


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