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Computer Information Systems & Technology Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Curriculum provides similar classes to the degree programs, however there are no academic classes in the certificate. A student that commences study as a certificate student and later desires to complete the degree program will find that the classes taken for a certificate will readily transfer to the degree program.

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Communicate technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks through presentations and reports.
  • Comprehend and resolve common desktop and network issues.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

This certificate can be completed through a mix of face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes. Several of the courses are offered in an 8-week term, rather than a 16-week term. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks to complete, and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3 credit hours
IMED 1316 WEB PAGE DESIGN I 3 credit hours
ITSE 2321 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
ITNW 1358 NETWORK+ 3 credit hours
ITSC 1325 PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Second Semester
ARTC 1325 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3 credit hours
EECT 1300 TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 3 credit hours
ITSE 2302 INTERMEDIATE WEB PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
ITSW 1307 INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE 3 credit hours
ITSE 1302 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.