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Computer Programming

The Computer Programming curriculum prepares individuals for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in computer:

  • Concepts
  • Logic
  • Programming procedures
  • Languages
  • Generators
  • Operating systems
  • Networking
  • Data management
  • 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.

CCC&TI offers a educational program in this area:

For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog and its corresponding Addendum.

Employment Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook states "Jobs for both systems and applications programmers should be most plentiful in data-processing service firms, software houses, and computer consulting businesses. These types of establishments are part of computer systems design and related services and software publishers, which are projected to be among the fastest growing industries in the economy over the 2004-14 period. As organizations attempt to control costs and keep up with changing technology, they will need programmers to assist in conversions to new computer languages and systems."((Visited 2006, Aug. 10)).

To learn more about employment outlooks and working environment in the Computer Programming field, go to

Gainful Employment Program Information

There are no additional costs for this program outside of tuition, fees, books, and supplies.