Nov 16, 2018  
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Catalog 2018-19

Computer Programmer


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Program Description


This course series prepares students for a career in computer programming using languages such as Python, C++, and Java.  Get a solid introduction to the basics of computer programming using Python.  Learn the basics of programming with C++ from installing and using a computer, to debugging the programs you create.  Learn the skills and technology needed to create desktop and web programs in Java.

Program Outcomes


CCBC Credential: Successful students will be awarded a CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length


10 – 15 weeks  

Courses offered throughout the year at CCBC Catonsville, CCBC Essex, CCBC Hunt Valley, and CCBC Owings Mills.  Course are face-to-face and schedules vary each semester.

Program Requirements


High School Diploma or GED

Students must be computer literate, have strong computer skills, and strong analytical skills.

Application Process


To apply, go to ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open entry: no screening required.​

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

(may vary)

Course

Title

Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

PCP 772

Beginning Programming

 

15 

Coding for Beginners; In Easy Steps; ISBN 978-1-84078-642-2; $15

$349

T-$140/F-$209

PCA 737

C++ Programming

24

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours; Sams; ISBN 978-0-672-33746-8; $35

$489

T-$196/F-$293

PCA 739

 

Java Programming

24

Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours; Sams; ISBN 978-0-672-33717-8; $35

$489

T-196/F-$293

Course Series Totals:

63

 $55

$1327

T-$532/F-$795

 

Additional Information


Skills for Success:
Successful candidates must be self-motivated and independent learners, detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, the ability to take direction, and the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

Career Opportunities:
​With certification, students qualify for entry-level positions including Applications Developer, C++ Programmer, Computer Programmer, Java Programmer, Python Programmer, Software Developer, and Web Programmer.  

Career Coach


Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at: https://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA .  Explore career and training opportunities at: https://ccbcmd.emsicareercoach.com/.

Contact Information


Contact Information:

Coordinator: Lindsey Anderson | landerson3@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-5790 | Catonsville | BESS | 104A

Administrative Assistant: Nancy Pittinger | npittinger@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-4483 | Owings Mills | 302

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