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Computer Science

Computer Science : Certificates and Degrees

Certificates and Degrees

COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / COMPUTER SCIENCE 

FACULTY: Debby Wong, Chair; Milan Samplewala, Vice Chair; Mari Rettke; and Paul Kubicki.

The Computer Science lab is a Microsoft Authorized Testing Center for MOS certification for both students and the general community. Practice tests are available. 

The Computer Science Department is a member of the Microsoft Alliance which permits distribution of Microsoft operating systems and other programs to students enrolled in Computer Science courses.

List of Degrees and Certificates:

Computer Science (Associate in Science - Transfer). 
Computer Programmer (Associate in Science). 
Cyber Security Associate (Associate in Science). 
Full Stack Developer (Associate in Science). 
Computer Science (Associate in Arts). 
Computer Programmer (Certificate of Achievement). 
Cyber Security Associate (Certificate of Achievement). 
Full Stack Developer (Certificate of Achievement). 
Microcomputer Applications Management (Certificate of Achievement). 
Microcomputer Programming (Certificate of Achievement). 
Cyber Security Associate (Certificate of Accomplishment). 
Microcomputer Applications (Certificate of Accomplishment). 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 

Computer Science (Associate in Science - Transfer)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software.
  • Demonstrate basic level of competency in programming and logic skills.
  • Utilize applications and web technologies with competent skill to produce product that meets business standards.

Courses

  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++
  • Co Sci 436 Introduction to Data Structures
  • Co Sci 416 Beginning Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Math 265 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • Math 266 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • Math 272 Methods of Discrete Mathematics
  • Physics 37 Physics for Engineers and Scientists I
  • Physics 39 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II

Computer Programmer (Associate in Science)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates will have an e-Portfolio with examples of business applications using professional database tools and current programming languages.
  • Graduates will have an e-Portfolio with examples of web and mobile applications.
  • Graduates would have successfully completed required computer science courses for transfer.

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 408 Programming in Visual Basic
  • Co Sci 416 Beginning Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 436 Introduction to Data Structures
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java (Option A)
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++ (Option B)
  • Co Sci 462 Programming in JavaScript

Cyber Security Associate (Associate in Science)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates employ proper diagnostic and repair of computer system problems.
  • Graduates maintain a secure network operating system.
  • Graduates prepare to be eligible to sit for A+, Network+ and Security+ certificates.

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 411 Cyber Security I
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 453 A+ Certification Preparation
  • Co Sci 483 Principles of Information Security
  • Co Sci 484 Network Security
  • Co Sci 487 Introduction to Local Area Networks
  • Co Sci 488 Security+ Certification Preparation

Full Stack Developer (Associate in Science)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates acquire the basic skills and knowledge necessary to code web and mobile applications in a team environment.
  • Graduates create Full-Stack Web Application Programs in .NET and MEAN developing environment.
  • Graduates compile a portfolio of web applications.

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 408 Programming in Visual Basic
  • Co Sci 409 Web Development Using Microsoft Tools and APIS
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++  (Option A)
  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java (Option B)
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 462 Programming in JavaScript
  • Co Sci 463 Full Stack Web Application Development

Computer Science (Associate in Arts)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion, students will be able to: 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software; 
  • Demonstrate basic level of competency in programming and logic skills; 
  • Utilize web technologies; 
  • Present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing; 
  • Use productivity software effectively (word processing, spreadsheets, and database software); 
  • Identify an area of interest through the selection of elective courses; 
  • Be competitive in the computing job market or be admitted to a bachelors program in computing.

 Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 408 Programming in Visual Basic
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 439 Programming in C
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java
  • Co Sci 487 Introduction to Local Area Networks

Computer Programmer (Certificate of Achievement)

 Gainful Employment Disclosures - Computer Programmer

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Create an e-Portfolio of examples of business applications using current programming languages.
  • Analyze and design solutions using data structures appropriate for the given problem.

Courses

  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 416 Beginning Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Co Sci 436 Introduction to Data Structures
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++ (Option A)
  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java (Option B)
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 462 Programming in JavaScript

Cyber Security Associate (Certificate of Achievement)

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Cyber Security Associate

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Diagnose and repair computer systems and network problems.
  • Sit for A+, Network+ and Security+ certificates.

Courses

  • Co Sci 411 Cyber Security I
  • Co Sci 453 A+ Certification Preparation
  • Co Sci 483 Principles of Information Security
  • Co Sci 484 Network Security
  • Co Sci 487 Introduction to Local Area Networks
  • Co Sci 488 Security+ Certification Preparation

Full Stack Developer (Certificate of Achievement)

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Full Stack Developer

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Create an e-Portfolio of web applications using JavaScript.
  • Create and design Full-Stack Web Application Programs with NoSQL or SQL database as back-end.

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 408 Programming in Visual Basic (Option A)
  • Co Sci 409 Web Development Using Microsoft Tools and APIS  (Option A)
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 462 Programming in JavaScript  (Option B)
  • Co Sci 463 Full Stack Web Application Development  (Option B)

Microcomputer Applications Management (Certificate of Achievement)

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Microcomputer Applications Management​

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software. 

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 408 Programming in Visual Basic
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 439 Programming in C (elective)
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++ (elective)
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java (elective)
  • Co Sci 453 A+ Certification Preparation (elective)
  • Co Sci 487 Introduction to Local Area Networks

Microcomputer Programming (Certificate of Achievement)

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Microcomputer Programming

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Design and write computer programs that are correct, simple, clear, efficient, well organized, and well documented;
  • Apply important data structures and algorithms;
  • Design and correctly implement to significant computational problems in mathematics and business; 
  • Demonstrate the ability to reason and think in abstract terms, such as object orientation in order to build proper algorithms. 

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 407 Programming Logic and Design
  • Co Sci 408 Programming in Visual Basic
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 436 Introduction to Data Structures (elective)
  • Co Sci 439 Programming in C
  • Co Sci 440 Programming in C++ (elective)
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development
  • Co Sci 452 Programming in Java
  • Co Sci 487 Introduction to Local Area Networks

Cyber Security Associate (Certificate of Accomplishment)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Successfully take the vendor neutral certification exams in A++, Network+ and Security+ 

Courses

  • Co Sci 411 Cyber Security I
  • Co Sci 453 A+ Certification Preparation
  • Co Sci 487 Introduction to Local Area Networks
  • Co Sci 488 Security+ Certification Preparation

Microcomputer Applications (Certificate of Accomplishment)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze a problem related to computing requirements and apply the appropriate solution;
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process component or program to meet desired needs;
  • Demonstrate the ability to address professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities. 

Courses

  • Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses
  • Co Sci 430 Data Analytics
  • Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL
  • Co Sci 450 Web Application Development

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