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Certificate (Cert.) Software Development (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: Certificate in Software Development

Program Requirements

** Admissions no longer accepted."

The certificate acts as a bridge to higher-level computing qualifications and provides a solid foundation in the concepts and techniques required for effective planning, design, and development of software applications and systems; and applied computer knowledge in networking and internet technologies. The program provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume entry-level positions in the field of information technology, data entry operator, data center operations support, software development and maintenance specialist, network administrator, media technician, computer support consultant, help desk analyst, technical support specialist, or web and Internet specialists.
Note: Corequisite courses are not included in the total credit requirement for the program.

Corequisite

  • CMSC 101 Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals (3 credits) *

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, mathematics of finance, permutations and combinations, introduction to probability, limits and derivatives with applications, matrices and systems of linear equations.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Chouha, Paul (Fall) Chouha, Paul (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics or Diagnostic Test

* or the Exemption by Examination test

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • 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 301 Programming Techniques 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Object oriented design, modeling (UML) and programming techniques, including the creation of classes, the use of objects, inheritance, and other object oriented principles. Strong focus on problem solving techniques and ways in which programmers can support decision-making within an organization.

    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 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: 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 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 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • MGCR 331 Information Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to principles and concepts of information systems in organizations. Topics include information technology, transaction processing systems, decision support systems, database and systems development. Students are required to have background preparation on basic micro computer skills including spreadsheet and word-processing.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Taherizadeh, Seyed Amirhossein; Tanguay, Sol (Fall) Bassellier, Genevieve; Tanguay, Sol; Taherizadeh, Seyed Amirhossein (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to U0 students.

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