Programming (Certificate)

Program Revision

Please note that this program has been revised. These changes have been approved after August 25, 2018, the official publish date of this document. Refer to the addendum for the updated version of this program.

Award: Certificate
Degree Code: CCPR
Number of Credits: 29

Program Description

This certificate develops skills in programming and various languages as well as providing basic courses in operating systems, Web programming, business systems, networking and data communications.

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
CSC 103 Operating Systems I 3
CSC 104 Computer Science Fundamentals 3
CSC 109 Introduction to Programming 3
CSC 140 Introduction to Networking 3
CSC 160 Introduction to Data Communications 3
CSC 201 Business Systems Analysis and Design 4
CSC 203 or
CSC 204
Seminar in Information Systems 1
CSC Computer Science Electives (any CSC course) 6
VCP 144 Web Design I - Design Fundamentals 3

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand basic networking theory, network design, maintenance, security and troubleshooting.
  • Set up network resources through multiple versions of software.
  • Understand basic data communications technology.
  • Analyze and develop programs using object oriented programming and design.
  • Understand legal and ethical issues associated with computing.