Computer Programming

The Computer Programming curriculum prepares individuals for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in introduction to computers, logic, programming procedures, languages, generators, operating systems, networking, data management, and business operations.

Students will solve business computer problems through programming techniques and procedures, using appropriate languages and software. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training in programming and related computer areas that provide the ability to adapt as systems evolve.

Graduates should qualify for employment in business, industry, and government organizations as programmers, programmer trainees, programmer/analysts, computer operators, systems technicians, or database specialists.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Computer Programming Degree (A25130)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Computer Programming

Curriculum Code: A25130

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

FALL SEMESTER (1st Year)
Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 2 3 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept 3 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 3
NET 110 Networking Concepts 2 2 3
13 7 16
SPRING SEMESTER (1st Year)
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming 2 3 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 3
MAT 140/140A Survey of Mathematics/Lab 3 2 4
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3 0 3
12 11 16
SUMMER SEMESTER (1st Year)
CSC 135 COBOL Programming 2 3 3
CSC 138 RPG Programming 2 3 3
ENG 114 Pro Research and Reporting 3 0 3
SGD 113 SGD Programming 2 3 3
9 9 12
FALL SEMESTER (2nd Year)
CSC 134 C++ Programming 2 3 3
CSC 235 Advanced COBOL Programming 2 3 3
CTC 285 System Analysis and Design 3 0 3
NOS 244 Operating System-AS/400 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
12 8 15
SPRING SEMESTER (2nd Year)
COM 120 Interpersonal Communication or 3 0 3
COM 140 Intercultural Communication (3) (0) (3)
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 2 3 3
CSC 234 Advanced C++ Programming 2 3 3
CSC 289 Programming Capstone Project 1 4 3
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology or 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology* (3) (0) (3)
11 10 15
Total Semester Hours: 74
*PSY 150 is a transferable course.

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 160 Introduction to Film
ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 211 Humanities I
ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 211 Theatre History I MUS 210 History of Rock Music
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 213 Opera and Music Theatre
ENG 231 American Literature I PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
ENG 232 American Literature II PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
ENG 241 British Literature I REL 112 Western Religions
ENG 242 British Literature II REL 211 Intro to Old Testament
ENG 261 World Literature I REL 212 Intro to New Testament
ENG 262 World Literature II REL 221 Religion in America
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture


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