What’s Special About Seattle Central’s Programming Option?

Students in this IT program share many coure classes with students in Database Administration and Development and Web Development. In addition, students in this program will learn to write mobile appilications in the Java programming language. Students can combine these courses with additional Business classes to achieve the Certificate in Mobile Product Development.

Consider the Programming option if you like the following:

  • Create things by implementing solutions
  • Problem solve
  • Plan, test, and debug systems

What you would do:

Use a variety of programming languages to create applications that interface with databases and peopleĀ for various devices such as browsers, mobile devices and PCs.

Sample Courses:

C# .NET, Java, HTML, PHP, Systems Analysis

Job Titles:

Junior Programmer, Programmer 1, Mobile App Developer, Business Analyst

Programming Certificate Requirements

*Suggested sequence only. Students may enroll out of sequence as long as course prerequisites are met.
Course IDCourse TitleCredits
Eligibility for MAT 098 and ENG&101
MAT 119Math Behind IT3
ENG 106Technical Writing3
MIC 101 Or SAM ChallengeIntro to Computer Applications OR take the SAM Challenge in the testing center4
ITC 102 Or Final ExamInformation Systems Concepts3
Total Credits:13
First Quarter
ITC 110 / CSC 110Program Design and Dev / Intro to Computer Programming5
ITC 220Database Development5
IT ElectiveITC 134, ITC 136, ITC 140, NET 1205
MIC 175 or BUS 140Computer User Support or Customer Relations4-5
Total Credits:19-20
Second Quarter
ITC 115 or CSC 142Intro to Object Oriented Programming / Computer Programming (Java, both)5
ITC 172.NET Web Programming5
WEB 110Web Authoring 14
IT ElectiveITC 134, ITC 136, ITC 140, NET 1205
Total Credits: 19
Third Quarter
ITC 162 or CSC 143Intro to Mobile Development / Computer Programming II (Adv. Java, both)5
ITC 240Web Application Programming 15
ITC 255Systems Analysis5
Total Credits:15
Fourth Quarter
IT ElectiveITC 134, ITC 136, ITC 140, NET 1205
ITC 250Web Application Programming 25
ITC 298Special Topic: Mobile Application Development5
Total Credits:15
Total for Certificate(after prereqs)68-69