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Certificate (Cert.) Computers and Information Technology (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: C-CIT

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Computers and Information Technology focuses on the development of higher-level computer qualifications. It provides a solid foundation in the concepts and techniques required for the effective planning, design, and development of software applications and systems, Internet technologies, applied computer knowledge, and networking. The program is designed to develop the skills necessary to assume positions in the fields of information technology, technical support, systems administrator, computer support consulting, and help-desk analysis.

Required Courses

  • CCCS 280 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : An introduction to the role of computer information systems in modern society and organizations. Topics include: current trends in information systems, decision support systems, social media, business process improvements and competitive advantage, database technology, e-business and the digital economy, knowledge management, telecommunications and networking.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Thorpe, Graham H (Fall) Thorpe, Graham H (Winter)

  • CCCS 300 Programming Techniques 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Fundamental programming techniques, concepts, and data structures, including modularization and maintainability. Emphasis on facilitating communication and understanding between systems analysts and programmers to support decision-making.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Yu, Tzu-Yang (Fall) Talla, Malleswara (Winter)

    • Corequisite: MGCR 331 or CCCS 280

    • Corequisite is for students in the Certificate in Computers and Information Technology only.

  • CCCS 310 Web Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Development of web sites and web-based applications using page markup, style sheets, and client-side scripting. Emphasis will be placed on developing pages that support current standards and accessibility requirements, as well as multimedia, cross-platform development, and site deployment.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Le Normand, Jacques (Fall)

  • CCCS 315 Data Structures and Algorithms (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Programming techniques used to implement algorithms on computers with an object oriented programming language through the careful design of data structures which support the efficient manipulation of data.

    Terms: Summer 2021

    Instructors: Ranj Bar, Amin (Summer)

  • CCCS 321 Operating Systems Administration (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Operating systems such as Windows and LINUX/UNIX environments, administration of computer servers, usage of script languages in various operating systems, back up procedures and remote access, communication protocol used among different systems, managing information and system security.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Thorpe, Graham H (Winter)

    • Corequisite: MGCR 331 or CCCS 280

    • Corequisite is for students in the Certificate in Computers and Information Technology only.

  • CCCS 325 Mobile Application Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Examines the limitations and technical challenges of current mobile devices and wireless communications by using up-to-date software development tools and application programming interfaces. Develop small realistic applications for mobile devices by using a standard software development environment.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • CCCS 330 Database Design and Business Applications Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Design and implement applications that make use of different database management systems. Simple and complex Structured Query Language (SQL) used in manipulation of information, data design, querying, and programming. Connectivity to different databases through programming languages to implement web applications.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • CCCS 425 Web Services (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Design, implementation, and deployment of web services-based solutions to solve common problems in the distributed application domain.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Le Normand, Jacques (Fall)

  • CCCS 431 Networking Fundamentals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Fundamental concepts and practices of network principles, technical and managerial aspects of data communications, overview of local area and wide-area networks, network topology, network protocols, Internet/intranets, client/server communication, and file sharing.

    Terms: Summer 2021

    Instructors: Jannatpour, Seyed Ali (Summer)

  • CMIS 422 Information System Security (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Information Systems : Fundamental concepts relating to the design of secure information systems. Identification and assessment of security risks at the application, network, and physical levels. Use of cryptography and other techniques to provide necessary level of security.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Ranj Bar, Amin (Winter)

    • Corequisite: MGCR 331 or CCCS 280

    • Corequisite is for students in the Certificate in Computers and Information Technology only.

School of Continuing Studies—2020-2021 (last updated Jun. 12, 2020) (disclaimer)
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