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Computer Programming AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Director: Steve Robinett

This degree prepares students for employment as a computer programmer; developing web, desktop and enterprise applications.

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of computer programming and data structures.
  • Understand the languages for web and enterprise applications such as Java, Python, PHP, and JavaScript.
  • Understand data modeling, database design, and structured query language (SQL).
  • Have proficiency in web server administration and application development environments.
  • Understand the software life-cycle, classical and current methodologies and best practices.

Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Tuition and Fees$6,380
Application Fee$30


Fall 2016 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.

Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.

GFC MSU Additional Graduation Requirement

COLS 103Becoming a Successful Student +1

First Year
CSCI 100Intro to Programming +3
MART 231Interactive Web I +4
CAPP 120Introduction to Computers +3
One of the following:
WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
WRIT 121Intro to Technical Writing **,+3
One of the following:
M 121College Algebra **,+3
M 108Business Mathematics **,+4
Term Credits16

First Year
BGEN 105Introduction to Business +3
CSCI 111Programming with Java I *,+3
ITS 210Network OS - Desktop *,+3
CAPP 156MS Excel *,+3
CSCI 240Databases and SQL *,+3
Term Credits15

Second Year
CSCI 132Basic Data Structures and Algorithms *,+4
CSCI 211Client Side Programming *,+3
STAT 216Introduction to Statistics **,+4
COMX 115Intro to Interpersonal Communc +3
Term Credits14

Second Year
CSCI 214Server-Side Web Programming Administration *,+3
CSCI 223Software Development *,+3
CSCI 299Programming Capstone *,+3
CSCI 213Web Programming Techniques *,+3
ITS 224Introduction To Linux *,+4
Term Credits16
Total Credits61

Total Program Credits: 61-62


Indicates prerequisites needed.


Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.


A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.