2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015.
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(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.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 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 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR (4)
COSC 1415 Fundamentals of Programming OR (4)
COSC 1430 Computer Programming OR (4)
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II (4)


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 OR (4)
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III (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.

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