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C++ Programmer


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Program Description


This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts, terminology, application, and coding of the C++ programming language. Students will learn fundamental programming concepts, including decision making and looping, with the support of practical, step-by-step examples. Students will gain an understanding of the basics of structured and object-oriented programming techniques and will be able to build C++ programs. 

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. ​​​discuss the basics of structured and object-oriented programming techniques;
  2. identify the concepts, terminology, application, and coding of the C++ programming language;
  3. ​build C++ programs to strengthen your developer portfolio; and
  4. prepare for an entry-level software development career. ​

CCBC Pathway


Technology and Engineering Pathway - Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs.  Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study.  You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.

Program Credentials


Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options


We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.

Program Length


2 months

Program Requirements


Academic requirements: 

  • Prior knowledge of any programming language is helpful.

Computer require​ments:

  • Course must be taken on a PC.
  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • All software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Application Process


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

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment


This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

Course Title

Course

Hours

 

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

 

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

​PCA​886

C++ Programmer 

100

Included in class fees

$995

T-$20/F-$975

Additional Information


Skills for Success

Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self discipline to complete all required material on their own.  A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.

Career Opportunities

Entry-level C++ developer

Program Contact Information


Program Coordinator: Steve Ricketts | sricketts@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-4442| Catonsville | BESS | 100 L

Administrative Assistant: Danielle Bennett | dbennett@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-4925 | Catonsville| BESS |100​​

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