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San Antonio, TX 78251
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Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
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Marketable Skills Achievement Award, Java Programming CE

The Marketable Skills Achievement Award is a sequence of courses that allows students to obtain high in-demand skills or improve their current skills. The Java Programming award prepares students to work as a Computer Programmer in both commercial and non-profit settings. The program provides students with hands-on experience developing software packages using the latest technologies in the computer industry.

Marketable Skills Achievement Awards are embedded into A.A.S and/or Certificate program plans. Upon completion of the series of courses, contact your Workforce faculty Program Coordinator to ensure that your award is included on your transcript and receive advising regarding the benefits of continued training to pursue the Certificate or A.A.S.


Semester I

ITSE 1002 - Computer Programming 
Introduction to computer programming with emphasis on the fundamentals of design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files.


Semester II

ITSE 2017 - Java Programming
Introduction to object-oriented Java programming. Emphasizes the fundamental syntax and semantics of Java for applications and web applets. 


Semester III

ITSE 2057 - Advanced Object-Oriented Programming
Prerequisites: ITSE 2017

Application of advanced object-oriented programming techniques such as abstract data structures, class inheritance, polymorphism, and exception handling.

CE Contact Persons

Anthony Andrade
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4442

Yvonne Haynes
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4407

Angelica Esparza
CE Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 210.486.4406

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