Programs

PHP Programmer (Certificate)

Program Description

Certificate focuses on the general writing and implementation of generic and customized programs to drive operating systems and that generally prepares individuals to apply the methods and procedures of software design and programming to software installation and maintenance.

Program Details

  • Major Code: PP21
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Location: Griffin Campus and Henry Site
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 18

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Pre-requisites

All pre-requisite courses must be completed with at least a "C" grade.

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in computer information systems, all CIST courses must be taken five years prior to graduation. Courses older than five years must be retaken. Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.

Program Courses

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual's path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Term Course Title Credits
First Term
CIST 1305 Program Design and Development 3
CIST 1510 Web Development I 3
CIST 2351 PHP Programming I 4
Second Term
CIST 1220 Structured Query Language (SQL) * 4
CIST 2352 PHP Programming II 4

Note: * CIST 1200 - Database Management is a prerequisite for this course.

Computer Programming

Program Faculty

Career and Academic Planning