Computer Information Systems - Certificate
The Computer Information Systems Certificate of Achievement prepares students to work in the information systems field. Depending on the course track selected, students either gain a general ability in computer programming or specialize in programming for mobile devices, the Linux systems, database programming or web development.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Students will analyze a problem, identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
- Students will apply software development techniques that use the correct syntax and semantics of a programming language to write the source code to implement and test/debug a specified design.
- Students will use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.
Required Core Curriculumn Courses:
Select 2 courses:
Plus a minimum of six (6) unites from one of the following five combinations (tracks):
CIS 086 Web Development with PHP and MySQL 3.0
Plus one additional course from the tracks listed above, or one of the following courses below (minimum 3 units)
|CIS 040||C++ Programming (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||4.0|
|CIS 044||Intro to Data Structures Using Java (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||4.0|
|CIS 047||Linux System Administration (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||4.0|
|CIS 048||Advanced Linux System Administration (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||3.0|
|CIS 008||Advanced Python Programming (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||4.0|
|Total Required Units||17.0-20.0|
Career opportunities include the following: computer programmer, programmer analyst, system analyst, software quality assurance analyst, and software developer.