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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards) - Object-Oriented Programming Skills Achievement Award (formerly C Programming) (Archived)


(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.OBJ.ORIENT.08

This sequence is for students who wish to learn an object-oriented programming language in depth. It includes instruction and practice in writing, executing, testing and debugging object-oriented programs on a personal computer in C++, C# or Java. Classes, objects, inheritance, interfaces, parameterized types, generic programming, iterators, templates, collections and containers are also covered in detail.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1401 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.



ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR (4)
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming OR (4)
COSC 1430 Programming I OR (4)
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II (4)


ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming OR (4)
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming OR (4)
COSC 2415 Advanced Computer Science and Programming OR (4)
COSC 2430 Programming II OR (4)
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III (4)
Minimum Hours Required 8
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