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Computer Programming


Associate of Applied Business in Computer Programming

The Computer Programming program is offered exclusively at Hocking College’s Logan Campus.

The Computer Programming degree curriculum prepares you to enter the information technology profession as an entry-level computer programming professional. You will learn by doing; hands-on experience is emphasized in reality-based and project-based learning situations. You will work in modern labs with faculty present to assist and answer questions.

You will write software application programs in Java, C# and C++.  Web page applications will be developed in HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript, while SQL and Oracle PL/SQL will be used for relational database management applications.  In other courses, you will gain experience in client server concepts, operating systems, computer hardware and architecture and networking applications.

To be successful in Computer Programming, you must possess good problem solving skills, basic math skills and the ability to follow verbal and written directions.  A willingness to work hard, patience, persistence and attention to detail are keys to success in computer programming, and will lead to opportunities for life.

Due to the sequencing of the courses in the Computer Programming curriculum, if you wish to complete the degree in four consecutive semesters (excluding summer), you must begin autumn semester. However, you may enter the Computer Programming program at the start of any semester with the understanding that completion of the degree will take longer than two years.

Request more information to get started in your Computer Programming degree today!

Program Outcomes

The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Business in Computer Programming:

  • Analyze a problem and develop a logical plan for a solution;
  • Develop, test, debug and implement a software application to perform a specific task;
  • Utilize current communication and security protocols in a network environment;
  • Perform common and administrative tasks on multiple operating platforms;
  • Identify and utilize resources for continuous professional growth and development;
  • Exhibit professional work ethic and professional conduct; and,
  • Interact effectively in both technical and non-technical environments.



Associate of Applied Business in Computer Programming

Course of Study

For students entering May 2015

COURSE NO.FIRST SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
CS-1101Programming Logic3.002.004.00$75.00
NET-1100Web Page Design2.002.003.00$100.00
NET-1120Computer Hardware & Op Systems1.004.003.00$125.00
MICS-1142Microsoft Access2.002.003.00$120.00
ENGL-1510English Composition I4.000.004.00$50.00
GS-1000HC Cornerstone1.000.001.00$80.00
COURSE NO.SECOND SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
CS-2210Introduction to C++$135.00
CS-2240Database Management & Applications2.004.004.00$105.00
MATH-1108Intermediate Algebra3.000.003.00$40.00
COURSE NO.THIRD SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
CS-2202Programming in JAVA I2.002.003.00$110.00
CS-2211Advanced C++$70.00
NET-1111Cisco I - Introduction to Networks2.004.004.00$140.00
CS-2250Server-Side Scripting (Capstone)$70.00
PSYC-1120Organizational Behavior3.000.003.00$15.00
COURSE NO.FOURTH SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
CS-2203Programming in JAVA II2.002.003.00$110.00
CS-2214IT Project Management (Capstone)$160.00
CS-2255Programming Applications2.002.003.00$115.00
HUM-2203Introduction to Ethics3.000.003.00$15.00
***Natural Science Elective0.000.003.00


Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Computer Programming program are eligible for employment as entry-level programmers and computer operators in large or small companies. Typical entry level job titles include data entry operator, computer operator, programmer and programmer analyst. Most computer jobs, especially those with large companies, are found in the metropolitan areas, which may require relocation after graduation.

Graduates also have the ability to continue their education at a four-year college or university, usually as a junior through available transfer opportunities.

Occupation Profile

Hocking College

Logan Campus
30140 Iles Road
Logan, OH 43138
Phone: 740.380.9315
Fax: 740.380.1241