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Computer Information Systems

Computer Programmer Certificate
35 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0124

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems


CIS 204 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design


CIS 241 Database Management


CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access


CAB 150 Visio Fundamentals


CNS 105 Networking Fundamentals or any higher-numbered CNS course


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


Two courses in the same programming language



(except CIS 113; e.g., CIS 180 & CIS 210; CSC 241 & CSC 255)

Programming Language Elective



(except CIS 113; must be a different programming language than the previous requirement)




Choose two of the following: CIS 131, CIS 132, CIS 143, CIS 171, CIS 201 or CIS 203

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:



Note: Prior to pursuing this certificate, it is strongly recommended that students have taken CIS 116 or CIS 118 or possess equivalent knowledge. Credits earned in these courses are not applicable to this degree. Consult the department chair or coordinator for further information.

See Computer Information Systems Department page.

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