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

Offered by: Technology & Innovation     Degree: C-CIT

Program Requirements

The online Certificate in Computers and Information Technology is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of information technology and its applications. 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.

Required Courses

  • CCCS 300 Programming Techniques 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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 2023, Winter 2024, Summer 2024

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

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

  • CCCS 301 Programming Techniques 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : Object oriented design 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. Inheritance. Interfaces. Design patterns. Application development frameworks. Build automation tools.

    Terms: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: Babaei, Majid (Fall) Babaei, Majid (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: CCCS 300 or approval of the Director or Program Coordinator.

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

  • CCCS 310 Web Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: Daou, Khattar (Fall) Daou, Khattar (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: CCCS 300 or approval of the Director or Program Coordinator.

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

  • CCCS 315 Data Structures and Algorithms (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: Havas, Michael (Fall) Havas, Michael (Winter)

    • CCCS 300 or approval of the Director or Program Coordinator.

    • Course includes synchronous activities

  • CCCS 321 Operating Systems Administration (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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: Fall 2023, Winter 2024, Summer 2024

    Instructors: Havas, Michael; Thorpe, Graham; Jannatpour, Ali; Kengne, Christian (Fall) Havas, Michael; Thorpe, Graham; Kuitche Kamela, Esaie (Winter)

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

  • CCCS 325 Mobile Application Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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: Summer 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CCCS 300 or approval of the Director or Program Coordinator.

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

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

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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: Summer 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CCCS 300 or approval of the Director or Program Coordinator.

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

  • CCCS 425 Web Services (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: Jannatpour, Ali (Fall) Mirsalari, Reza (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: CCCS 300 or approval of the Director or Program Coordinator.

    • Course includes synchronous activities

  • CCCS 431 Networking Fundamentals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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: Fall 2023, Winter 2024, Summer 2024

    Instructors: Thorpe, Graham; Kuitche Kamela, Esaie; Basha, Nagi (Fall) Jannatpour, Ali; Basha, Nagi (Winter)

    • Corequisite: CCCS 300

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

  • CMIS 422 Information System Security (3 credits)

    Offered by: Technology & Innovation (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: Fall 2023, Winter 2024, Summer 2024

    Instructors: Ranj Bar, Amin; Mault, Samrajesh (Fall) Kuitche Kamela, Esaie; Sharma, Karan (Winter)

    • Corequisite: CCCS 300

    • Course includes synchronous activities.

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