Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-22 Academic Catalog Program: Programmer - PROG.AS Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Programmer - PROG.AS

This program is an option to the associate degree program in Computer Information Technologies.

All entering CIT majors taking one or more CIT courses will be required to have their own laptop that satisfies certain minimum specifications. Click here for a list of laptop specifications.

Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Computer Information Technologies will be awarded.

Program Goals

  1. Understand Computer Information Technology concepts in the context of real-world problems
  2. Have expertise in several programming languages.
  3. Can interface programming languages with Web Applications.
  4. Understand how programming languages work with databases.
  5. Can communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  6. Can conduct research from a variety of sources.

(PROG.AS) Curriculum

Semester 1

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CIT-101 - CIT Foundations 3 credits
CMP-106 - Computer Basics: Concepts & Applications 3 credits
ENG-101 - English Composition 1 3 credits
CIT-115 - Python Programming 3 credits
CIT-115L - Lab: Python Programming 1 credits

Select one:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT-122 - Applied Mathematics 1 (Note 1) 3 credits
EL-MATH - General Math Elective-100 Level or Higher (Note 1 And 2) 3-4 credits

Total: 16-17 credits

Semester 2

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CIT-140 - Web Authoring 1 3 credits
CIT-140L - Lab: Web Authoring 1 1 credits
CIT-110 - C# Programming 1 3 credits
CIT-110L - Lab: C# Programming 1 1 credits
EL-MATH - General Math Elective-100 Level or Higher 3-4 credits

Select one:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CIT-130 - UNIX 1 3 credits
CIT-120 - Windows 1 3 credits
CIT-160 - Networks 1 3 credits

Select one:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ENG-102 - English Composition 2 (Note 2) 3 credits
ENG-104 - Technical Report Writing 3 credits

Total: 17-18 credits

Semester 3

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CIT-201 - Database Systems and Security 3 credits
CIT-201L - Lab: Database Systems and Security 1 credits
EL-HUM - General Humanities Elective 3 credits
CIT-111 - C# Programming 2 3 credits
CIT-111L - Lab: C# Programming 2 1 credits
EL-CIT - Business Computer Elective 3-4 credits

Total: 14-15 credits

Semester 4

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CIT-215 - Java Programming 3 credits
CIT-215L - Lab: Java Programming 1 credits
CIT-141 - Web Authoring 2 3 credits
CIT-141L - Lab: Web Authoring 2 1 credits
EL-GED - General Education Elective (Note 4) 3 credits
EL-SOC - General Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3 credits
EL-CIT - Business Computer Elective (Note 3) 3-4 credits

Total: 17-18 credits

Total (PROG.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 64-68


  1. Math electives must be at level 100 or higher
  2. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should take MAT-122 Applied Math 1, MAT-123 Applied Math 2, ENG-102 English Composition 2.
  3. Any 200 level or higher course from the Computer Information Department (PROG or WEBS) that can be used to fulfill a program’s computer elective requirement.
  4. General education elective may be selected from the following: humanities, social sciences, math, or science.

Students having certain professional IT certifications may be able to receive college credit for one or more courses in this program. For information, please see IT Certification pages and your academic advisor.

Program Personnel


Name Title Office Phone Email
Brian Candido Associate Professor/Program Chair 02/223 413-755-4876
Andy Maynard Professor 02/238 413-755-4120
Kobi Shemesh Professor 02/212A 413-755-5604
Wesley Crouch