Java Development and Programming

Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. St Lucie Public Schools Java Programming students develop programming and applications skills through hands-on projects that guide toward continuing education, skills competitions and embarking on an in-demand career.

Program Offered At
Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials

  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA): Database
  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP): Java Programmer

Areas of Study

  • The Java Programming classroom lab includes high-tech computer equipment and software allowing students to complete hands-on lessons and projects.
  • Java student projects include programming, software development, and creating regular and specialized applications. Using the Java programming language students learn testing, monitoring, debugging, documenting, and maintaining Java computer applications.
  • Classroom projects highlight critical thinking, problem-solving, higher-order reasoning, technical skills, and ethics necessary in Information Technology careers to progress with changing technology.
  • The growing demand for Java Programmers can be seen in national employment projections.

Earn College Credit
ORACL001 OracleCertified Associate (OCA): Database
ORACL004 OracleCertified Associate (OCA): Java Programmer
Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)
Labor Market Information

This program supports students' college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.