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Computer Technology Certificate

Computer Technology is a rapidly growing and dynamic field that will give students opportunities to build robust careers. Students will learn basic computer applications and programming skills that will make be valuable in any work place. Motivated students can even use the credits they earn towards an Associate's Degree in Computer Technology.

We also realize every student is unique and we give students the opportunity to explore their interests in this field by choosing from our Cybersecurity and Web Development Tracks. Learn more about the different program options below.

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Computer Technology Certificate Options

Cybersecurity Track

The mission of the Associate of Science in Computer Technology program with a focus in Cybersecurity is to prepare students for entry-level positions as cybersecurity associates. The Cybersecurity curriculum is designed for the student who is interested in obtaining a foundation in computing concepts and networking management practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Make informed judgments and include unique perspectives of others in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Identify and analyze user needs and consider them during the selection, integration, and administration of computer-based systems
  • Apply security principles and practices to the environment, hardware, software, and human aspects of a system.

Web Development Track

The mission of the Certificate in Computer Technology program with a focus in Web Development is to expose students to the skills required in entry-level positions as web designers.The Web Design curriculum is designed for the student who is interested in obtaining a foundation in computing concepts and web application design and development using current software development and information management practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and analyze user needs and consider them during the selection, integration, and administration of computer-based systems.
  • Apply design and development principles in the construction of a software solution.

Computer Technology Certificate Course Requirements

 

Course Number Course Title  
CS101 Computer Concepts and Applications  3
CS210 Database Design and Management  3
CS245 Management Applications  3
MA107 College Algebra or Higher 3
EN101 English I 3
CS205 Programming I 3
     
  Cybersecurity Track  
CS233 Networking Fundamentals 3
CS220 Service Desk Essentials 3
CS325 Information Security and Privacy 3
CS352 Ethical Hacking and Network Defense 3
     
  Web Development Track  
CS116/CS130 Introduction to Graphic Design or Introduction to Mobile Application Development 3
CS206 Programming II 3
CS234 Client-Side Web Development 3
CS301 Server-Side Web Development 3
  Total Credits 30
 
 
 
 
 

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