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Computer Information Systems

Computer Programmer Certificate
39 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0124

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 131 Web Page Development

4

CIS 201 Information Systems for Business 

3

CIS 204 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design

3

CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access

3

CNS 105 Networking Fundamentals or any higher-numbered CNS course

3

CSC 155 C++ Computer Science I or CSC 156 Java Computer Science I

3


Nonprogramming elective component

25

Choose one of the following: CIS 143, CIS 203, CIS 205, CIS 241, CIS 251


Select one of the following tracks


General Programmer Track

Two CIS courses in the same programming language

8

One 200-level programming course (select one course from the programming electives)

3-4

Programming language elective
Select one course from the following: CIS 208, CIS 209, CIS 210, CIS 211, CIS 213, CIS 222, CIS 227, CIS 231, CIS 257, CIS 258, CIS 267, CIS 268, CSC 240, CSC 241, CSC 255 or a course approved by the CIS program coordinator

3-4

   

Mobile Programmer Track

Programming course (CIS 180, CIS 211, or CIS 227 or a course approved by the program coordinator)

4

CIS 257 Apps Programming for Apple Mobile Devices and CIS 267 Advanced Apps Programming for Apple Mobile Devices
OR
CIS 258 Apps Programming for Android Mobile Devices and CIS 268 Advanced Apps Programming for Android Mobile Devices

8

Programming language elective
Select one course from the following: CIS 208, CIS 209, CIS 210, CIS 211, CIS 213, CIS 222, CIS 227, CIS 231, CIS 257, CIS 258, CIS 267, CIS 268, CSC 240, CSC 241, CSC 255 or a course approved by the CIS program coordinator

3-4

   

Web Developer Track

CIS 171 Advanced Web Page Development

4

CIS 188 Active Server Pages

4

CIS 248 Web Database Management

4

Programming language elective
Select one course from the following: CIS214, CIS232 or a course approved by the CIS program coordinator

4


Track Total:

14-16


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


39

 



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IMPORTANT DATES


March 25
Registration opens for summer 2015.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

May 18
Grading Day.
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Faculty grading due.

May 19
Commencement.

May 25
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

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