This program is designed for students who wish to develop skills in computer software development and analysis. The core courses provide knowledge and hands-on training in the foundations of computer technology, computer programming, programming analysis and design, and Web applications development. This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment, and it provides the option for transfer to a Bachelor’s degree.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/transferagreements.cfm to view the articulation agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic department and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.