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Computer Information Systems and Technology Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Curriculum provides similar classes to the degree programs, however there are no academic classes in the certificate. A student that commences study as a certificate student and later desires to complete the degree program will find that the classes taken for a certificate will readily transfer to the degree program.

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks through presentations and reports.
  2. Comprehend and resolve common desktop and network issues. 

Gainful Employment Disclosure

This certificate can be completed through a mix of face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes. Several of the courses are offered in an 8-week term, rather than a 16-week term. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks to complete, and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study. 

Certificate Requirements

Second Semester

ARTC 1325INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS

3 credit hours

EECT 1300TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE

3 credit hours

ITSE 2302INTERMEDIATE WEB PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

ITSW 1307INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE

3 credit hours

ITSE 1302COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

First Semester

ITSC 1316LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION

3 credit hours

IMED 1316WEB PAGE DESIGN I

3 credit hours

ITSE 2321OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

ITNW 1358NETWORK+

3 credit hours

ITSC 1325PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours:  30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.