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2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)
Degree Plan: Object-Oriented Programming Skills Achievement Award

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.OBJ.ORIENT.16

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 1301 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming OR (4)
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 OR (4)
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2417 Java Programming (4)
Semester Total 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR (4)
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming (4)
Semester Total 4
Minimum Hours Required 8

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.