Computer Programming Diploma

Program Description

Designed to provide students with an introduction to computer programming, the Computer Programming Diploma from Bramson ORT College gives a glimpse into the possibilities of being a computer programmer. The program's curriculum includes two introductory programming classes, two general computer classes and a programming language class. Students will be introduced to software design, development and evaluation.

Students wishing to review materials in preparation for certification exams will find this diploma program to be especially helpful. Furthermore, individuals wishing to explore programming for the first time will also find this program beneficial.

Credits obtained by students while in the Computer Programming Diploma program are transferable to two-year and four-year programs at Bramson ORT College and other colleges and universities worldwide. In order to earn the Computer Programming Diploma at Bramson ORT College, a student must complete at least 15 credits.


Program Summary Chart

Program:

Computer Programming Diploma

Program Length:

15 semester credits

Entrance Dates:

Rolling Semesters

Offered:

Queens & Brooklyn Campuses

Admission Requirements:

Admission to Bramson ORT College's Computer Programming Diploma Program is open to all students who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies.

Please visit the Admissions Office for the complete requirements. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency is required.

Department:

More Information
Computer Technology Department
Bramson ORT College
69-30 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 877-281-3717
Email: computer@bramsonort.edu


Computer Programming
6 Credits
Required Major Courses
CS101 Introduction to Programming Logic and Design
3 Credits
CS102 Introduction to Computer Programming
3 Credits
Elective Major Courses
9 Credits
Select from the list of Computer Information Systems Elective Courses (3 credits must be chosen from Computer Language Courses)
BM290 Business Communication
3 Credits
CS100 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology
3 Credits
CS240 Introduction to Photography
3 Credits
CS230 Principles of Computer Electronics
3 Credits
CS132 Computer Networks I
3 Credits
CS220 Computer Networks II
3 Credits
CS221 Computer Architecture
3 Credits
CS200 Internet Programming I
3 Credits
CS207 Internet Programming II
3 Credits
CS112 Visual Basic .NET C# Programming I
3 Credits
CS214 Visual Basic .NET C# Programming II
3 Credits
CS235 Introduction to Data Communications
3 Credits
CS205 C++ Programming I
3 Credits
CS216 C++ Programming II
3 Credits
CS234 Digital Computer Electronics & Microprocessors
3 Credits
CS135 UNIX Operating System
3 Credits
CS236 UNIX Administration and Security
3 Credits
CS111 JAVA Programming I
3 Credits
CS201 JAVA Programming II
3 Credits
CS211 JAVA Programming III
3 Credits
CS222 Computer Network Security
3 Credits
CS223 Wide Area Networks and WWAN
3 Credits
CS232 Inside Network Perimeter Security
3 Credits
CS233 Computer and Network Virtualization
3 Credits
CS218 Software Quality Assurance and Testing
3 Credits
CS241 Web Design
3 Credits
CS210 Data Structures
3 Credits
CS215 Systems Analysis and Design
3 Credits
CS208 Project Management
3 Credits
CS202 Database Design I
3 Credits
CS217 Database Design II
3 Credits
CS225 Foundations for Cisco Routers
3 Credits
CS226 Routing and Switching
3 Credits
CS237 Interconnecting Cisco Devices
3 Credits
CS238 Voice over IP Network
3 Credits
CS206 Advanced Computer Applications
3 Credits
CS155 Computer Aided Drafting and Design
3 Credits
CS250 Advanced Computer Aided Drafting and Design
3 Credits
CS255 CADD Applications
3 Credits
CS256 CNC Programming
3 Credits
CS254 Construction Graphics
3 Credits
CS140 Visual Communications
3 Credits
CS145 Computer Imaging and Illustration
3 Credits
CS245 Web Animation
3 Credits
CS243 Presentation Graphics
3 Credits
CS242 Graphic Design Applications
3 Credits
CS244 Package Design and Prototyping
3 Credits
CS246 Digital Animation & Visual Effects I
3 Credits
CS247 Digital Animation & Visual Effects II
3 Credits
CS296 Computer Internship I
3 Credits
CS297 Computer Internship II
3 Credits
GM100 Introduction to Game Design
3 Credits
GM110 Introduction to Game Programming
3 Credits
GM200 Game Software Engineering
3 Credits
GM213 Game Engine Architecture
3 Credits
CS224 Computer Systems II
3 Credits
CS227 Computer Networks III
3 Credits
CS228 Microsoft System Engineering
3 Credits
ES110 Basic Electronics and Computers I
3 Credits
SS101 Keyboarding I
3 Credits

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Computer software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2008-18 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects. Demand for computer software engineers will increase as computer networking continues to grow. The Computer Programming Diploma is a good place to start for those individuals wishing to pursue an education and career in programming. Examples of careers that Bramson ORT graduates have pursued can be found below.

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Java Developer
  • C++ Developer
  • C# Developer
  • Visual Basic Developer
  • .Net Developer
  • PHP Developer
  • MySQL Developer
  • Flex Developer
  • CNC Programmer
  • Internet Applications Programmer
  • Technical Support Specialist

  • Employment Opportunities

    Below you will find a table of average annual salaries for Computer Programmers. Salaries are listed by both position and industry/ sector. These salaries have been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and Bramson ORT College's Career Services Center.

    Position

    Average Salary

    Industry / Sector

    Computer Programmer

    $40,500

    Software Development

    Computer Programmer

    $37,500

    State Government

    Java Developer

    $46,000

    Information Technology (IT) Services

    Computer Systems Analyst

    $44,500

    Education, College/University