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The goal of the Roane State CITC program is to produce programmers who are effective in all the phases of the software lifecycle and who make sound decisions, manage and solve problems, and integrate into any programming team. CITC students develop applications on multiple platforms and operating systems and are prepared to maintain and deploy applications on the UNIX operating system. Students write extensively in the Java programming language and build Java learning artifacts. They also master skill sets that will prepare them to pass Java Oracle certification. On the server side, students become skilled in the latest NodeJs, ExpressJs to develop the server-side logic and definition and maintain the central database to ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

Students also learn Oracle Database skills sets and environment. Students learn to maintain the security and the integrity of Oracle databases and train to pass the Oracle Database administration certification. In addition to becoming certified software professionals, students train extensively on a variety of networking and hardware platforms.

CITC graduates are ready to be front-end Web developers because they have designed applications that involve HTML5 and CSS bootstrap components, and have embedded JavaScript code that powers the visuals and interactions of the Web. The curriculum combines technical skills with competencies in ethical decision-making, effective communication, and critical and creative thinking.

1st Fall Hours
COLS 1010 Study, Organize, Succeed 3
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
CITC 1300 HTML & CSS 3
CITC 1302 Intro to Networking 3
CITC 1310 Programming I 3
CITC 1301 Programming & Logic 3
Action Items                                        
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term
  Nov Register for next term  
1st Spring     Hours
MATH 1010 Math for General Studies (Recommended) OR
Math Elective
CITC 1311 Programming II 3
CITC 1303 Database Concepts 3
INFS 1010 Computer Applications (Recommended) OR
CITC elective1
CITC 1333 Linux LPIC-1 (Recommended) OR
CITC elective1
Action Items                                         
  Mar See faculty advisor  
  Apr Register for next term  
2nd Fall Hours
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3
BIOL 1510 Environmental Science 3
CITC 1318 Data Structures 3
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology (Recommended) OR
Social/Behavioral Science elective
CITC 2344 Database SQL Programming (Recommended) OR
CITC elective1
Action Items    
  Sept Complete Application for Graduation  
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term  
2nd Spring Hours
WEBT 2300 Client-Side Programming (Java Script) 3
CITC 2399 Co-op/Internship 3
CITC 1312 Introduction to .Net Programming 3
CITC 2326 Network Security (Recommended) OR
CITC elective1
PHIL 1040 Introduction to Ethics 3
Action Items                                        
  Feb Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)  
  Mar Begin job search using RaiderRecruit   

1 CITC electives must be selected from:

INFS 1010- Computer Applications
CITC 1321 - A+ Hardware
CITC 1333 - Linux LPIC-I
CITC 2326 - Network Security
CITC 2344 - Database SQL Programming

This program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce upon graduation.  Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should follow the appropriate Associate of Science program.

Students will be advised by the Math/Science Division.

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