PHP Programmer (PP21) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Embedded in Computer Programming Diploma and Degree)
The PHP Programmer certificate provides the opportunity for students and IT professionals to add PHP program language skills and open source skills to their IT knowledge base. Completers of this certificate are PHP Programmers.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
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563weHigh School diploma or equivalent required for admission.
Credits required for graduation: 18
|Courses 18 credits|
|CIST 1305Program Design and Development
An introductory course that provides problem solving and programming concepts for those that develop user applications. An emphasis is placed on developing logic, troubleshooting, and using tools to develop solutions. Topics include: problem solving and programming concepts, structured programming, the four logic structures, file processing concepts, and arrays.
|CIST 1510Web Development I
Explores the concepts of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), XML, and HTML following the current standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for developing inter-linking web pages that include graphical elements, hyperlinks, tables, forms, and image maps.
|CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL)
Prerequisites: COMP 1000, CIST 1001, CIST 1305
Includes basic database design concepts and solving database retrieval and modification problems using the SQL language. Topics include: database Vocabulary, Relational Database Design, Date retrieval using SQL, Data Modification using SQL, Developing and Using SQL Procedures.
|CIST 2351PHP Programming I
Prerequisites: CIST 1510, CIST 1305
An introductory PHP programming course that teaches students how to create dynamic websites. Topics include: PHP and basic web programming concepts, installing PHP, embedding PHP in HTML, variables and constants, operators, forms, conditional statements, looping, arrays, and text files.
|CIST 2352PHP Programming II
Prerequisite: CIST 2351
Reinforces and extends the concepts learned in PHP Programming I. Topics include: Database retrieval and updating, multiple form handling, regular expressions, and advanced array processing.
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