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Computer Information Systems

Visual Basic Programmer Certificate*
38 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0134

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

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


CIS 143 Introduction to SQL


CIS 180 Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming


CIS 204 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design


CIS 210 Visual Basic .NET Programming for Files and Databases


CIS 213 Advanced Topics in Visual Basic .NET Programming


CIS 241 Database Management


CIS 251 Computer Information Systems Internship


CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access


CAB 150 Visio Fundamentals


CIS 131 Building a Web Page or any web-related course**


Three credit hours from the following:



CIS 201 Information Systems for Business



CIS 203 Managing Information Systems



CIS 205 Documentation and Technical Writing



CIS 208 Visual Basic for Applications



CIS 209 Database Programming for PCs



CIS 171 or any web-related course**


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:



*Prior to pursuing this certificate, it is strongly recommended that students have taken CIS 101 (or CIS 103), and CIS 116 or possess equivalent knowledge. Credits earned in these courses are not applicable to this certificate.

**Contact Advising and Counseling for a list of acceptable courses.

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