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Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Technology (Programmer Analyst Concentration)

The Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Technology with a concentration in Programmer Analyst program focuses on programming techniques for software applications. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level programers in a team environment, and includes instruction in a variety of programming languages on programming logic, writing and executing code to create and troubleshoot software applications, data structures and computer architecture.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Technology with a concentration in Programmer Analyst will have demonstrated:

  1. clarity in verbal and written communication to accurately convey technical information and to critically read and interpret technical literature;
  2. the ability to analyze critically and solve real-world end-user problems;
  3. working knowledge by learning relevant computer languages;
  4. the ability to debug and test software;
  5. the utilization of mathematics to collect, analyze and interpret technical data; and
  6. an understanding of application web server and programming as well as the ability to program websites and computer applications.

Specific Degree Information:

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.

This program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). In order to be eligible for graduation from this program transfer students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 technical credit hours from Bossier Parish Community College.

This program requires a completion of an off-campus internship.

Required courses for Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Technology with a concentration in Programmer Analyst

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
CIT 102: Problem Solving and Programming Techniques   3
CIT 112: Support of Emerging Technologies  3
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 101: Applied Algebra for College Students 3
or MATH 102:   College Algebra
  Physical Science Elective 3
Second Semester Hours
CIT 113: Introduction to C++ Programming  3
CIT 130: Website Design I 3
CIT 213: Advanced C++ Programming 3
  Humanities Elective 3
  Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
Sophomore Year
Third Semester Hours
CIT 149: Website Scripting I 3
CIT 150: Introduction to Java Programming 3
CIT 151: Advanced Java Programming 3
CIT 230: HTML5/CSS3 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
Fourth Semester Hours
CIT 235: Web application Development 3
CIT 250: Programming with C# 3
CIT 242: Computer Organization  3
or CIT 243:   Data Structures
CIT 270: Relational Database Coding 3
CIT 299: Programming Internship 3
Total Credit Hours 60
Physical  Science Electives: CHEM 101, CHEM 107, PHSC 105, PHSC 106, PHSC 107, PHSC 110, PHSC 111, PHYS 201, SCI 101
*** For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102 instead of MATH 101. Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course. 
Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in each course and have a minimum 2.0 GPA to earn a credential.
All BPCC students are expected to be familiar with College policies, requirements, procedures and regulations. Students must assume final responsibility for being acquainted with College policies. In no case will a regulation be waived or an exception be granted because a student pleads ignorance of the regulation. 
Students pursuing associate degrees, academic certificates or technical competency areas at BPCC must declare their intent to do so. Curricular requirements become effective at the date of the declaration of the academic major and do not date from the point of original enrollment in the College. If the student resigns or does not enroll for one semester, the student would have to meet the requirements of a new curriculum.
The student is responsible with all the requirements of the degree program and should consult with his/her academic advisor when necessary. Each student assumes the responsibility for scheduling courses which are applicable to degrees and for taking courses in proper sequence to ensure the orderly progression of work. 

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