Accelerated IT Academy - Programming and Coding, Certificate of Specialization
The Accelerated IT Academy—Programming and Coding Certificate of Specialization provides a pathway for entry level Software Programming and Coding jobs. This program simulates real world experiences using C#, Java, database management, hands-on projects, critical thinking skills, and debugging and testing exercises. Additionally, in this program students will build a portfolio of evidence demonstrating skill mastery. Graduates will be qualified for employment in support and junior developers positions in the software developer settings or IT related field. The five courses in this program are transferable to the Software Developer Associate in Applied Science program.
Cost of Attendance. For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES.
Program Career and Salary Information. Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.
The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.
At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- design programs that meet secure coding standards.
- write professional and quality code.
- design database management systems that comply with current industry standards.
- demonstrate critical thinking skills in programming and database management.
|IS 166||C# and Java Programming I||4|
|IS 168||GitHub for Developers||1|
|IS 229||Unix/Linux I||3|
|IS 253||C# Programming II||4|
|or IS 287||Java Programming II|
|IS 291||Workplace Learning: Information Systems||3|
|Electives: (Choose One)|
|IS 288||Java Programming III||3-4|
|or IS 283||C# Programming III|
|or IS 225||Database Management|
|or IS 237||Fundamentals of Information Assurance/Security - CompTIA Security+|
|or IS 139||Web Publishing|
|Total Credit Hours||18-19|
PLEASE NOTE: If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Fall 2023, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements. Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.
|IS 166||C# and Java Programming I||4||Reading Proficiency||First 8-week|
|IS 168||GitHub for Developers||1||Reading Proficiency||First 8-week|
|IS 229||Unix/Linux I||3||Reading Proficiency||First 8-week|
| C# Programming II|
or Java Programming II
|4||IS 153 or IS 167 or IS 187 or IS 166 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency||Second 8-week|
|IS 291||Workplace Learning: Information Systems||3||Enrollment in an IS program, department approval, and Reading Proficiency||16-week with work component|
|IS 283|| C# Programming III|
or Java Programming III
or Database Management
or Fundamentals of Information Assurance/Security - CompTIA Security+
|3-4||IS 253 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency||Second 8-Week|
|Total Credit Hours||18-19|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.