Information Technology – Computer Programming & Development

The Computer Programming and Development 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 Information Technology – Computer Programming & Development Degree (A25590P)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Information Technology - Computer Programming & Development

Curriculum Code: A25590P

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
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
13 7 16

Spring Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com or 3 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking (3) (0) (3)
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming 2 3 3
CTI 110 Web, Pmg, & Db Foundation 2 2 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or 3 2 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra (3) (2) (4)
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
12 10 15 – 16

Summer Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CSC 121 Python Programming 2 3 3
CSC 153 C# Programming 2 3 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 3
SGD 113 SGD Programming 2 3 3
9 9 12

Fall Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CSC 134 C++ Programming 2 3 3
CSC 135 COBOL Programming 2 3 3
CTS 285 System Analysis & Design 3 0 3
NOS 244 Operating System-AS/400 2 2 3
PSY 150 General Psychology** 3 0 3
12 8 15

Spring Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 2 3 3
CSC 234 Advanced C++ Programming 2 3 3
CSC 289 Programming Capstone Project 1 4 3
CTS 240 Project Management 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
10 12 15
Total Semester Hours: 73 – 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 230 Leadership Development
HUM 110 Technology and Society *MUS 110 Music Appreciation
HUM 115 Critical Thinking *PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
*Approved as Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. 


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