Dec 03, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Technology - Concentration: Programming

Accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

The Programming Concentration is a preparation for a career as a programmer or software engineer. Emphasis is placed on issues related to knowing how to use the features of object programming languages like Java, the design and implementation of classes and objects, and the process of developing and maintaining software. Students will also develop strong critical thinking skills and will learn by doing along with real-world internship experiences. Upon successfully completing this program, the student will be academically prepared for the Oracle certified Associate (Java Programmer Certification).

General Education Requirements

Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education  courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog.

Learning Support

Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.

Typical Program of Study


Total Credit Hours: 61

Transfer Requirements

* Students who intend to transfer to ETSU in Computer Science should take CITC 1900  instead of EDUC 1030 and take COMM 2055  for the communication elective.

For Further Information

David Blair
Department Head/Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
Telephone: 423.354.5269


Dr. Donna Farrell, CCAI
Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
Telephone: 423.354.2407


Danny Lawson
Dean, Business Technologies 
Telephone: 423.323.0234