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Programming & System Analysis

Programming & System Analysis


A fast-paced and dynamic future awaits you in the computer-related fields. Whether it's maintaining computer networks, building and maintaining websites, or writing and analyzing computer code, Phoenix College is a great place to begin your computer training!

Our state of the art computer labs give you hands-on experience in today's technologies, and you can even advance to the university level with our transfer partnership in Computer Information Systems.

Programming and System Analysis program provides an in-depth exploration of different computer language and technical skills. The program includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, business communication, team roles, and dynamics.

Skills and Knowledge

Skills and knowledge gained in the program include the ability to:

  • Design algorithms for simple business problems.
  • Analyze problem descriptions and design programming solutions to the problems, using common problem-solving techniques.
  • Write elementary programs in various programming languages.
  • Write a script using a popular client-side scripting language, using syntax and structures common to that language, to solve a business problem.
  • Set up, maintain, and use a database management program.

Program Certificate and Degree

In this program you can earn the following:

Students planning to transfer to a university, should consult with an Academic Advisor and plan to follow the ABUS-SR Degree curriculum.

Employment Outlook

For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, wage and employment trend information.