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Certificate - Computer Information Systems

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Program Description

This program provides students with knowledge of basic programming techniques and computer networks for entry-level employment. Students will learn to use computers and peripheral equipment to solve problems. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • ■ Demonstrate the ability to solve problems, conduct research and think critically.
  • ■ Demonstrate an understanding of computer architecture.
  • ■ Ability to analyze IT problems within a business environment.
  • ■ Develop effective communication skills within an organization.
  • ■ Demonstrate the ability to work both individually and as a team member.
  • ■ Exhibit professionalism and ethical behavior.
  • ■ Adapt to the advancements in the area of information technology.

Program Requirements

CODE AREA OF STUDY CR.
GER COMMUNICATION (3 cr.)
ENGL101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I 3.00
GER MATH and SCIENCE ELECTIVES (3 cr.)
  MATH106 or MATH110 (MATH110 recommended for students planning to enter a degree program.)  
MATH106 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS 3.00
MATH110 PRE-CALCULUS I 3.00
GER SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 cr.)
  Choose ECON101 or ECON 102.  
ECON101 MACROECONOMICS 3.00
ECON102 MICROECONOMICS 3.00
REQ REQUIRED COURSES (12 cr.)
ACCT101 ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES I FINANCIAL 3.00
BUSA101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
COMS113 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3.00
COMS114 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I 3.00
ELECT ELECTIVES (9 cr.)
  Choose 9 credits from courses listed below.  
COMS115 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE II 3.00
COMS120 COMPUTER SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS 3.00
COMS210 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN 3.00
COMS218 DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3.00
COMS221 OPERATING SYSTEMS 3.00
COMS230 NETWORKS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS 3.00
COMS239 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE 3.00
COMS240 COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS INTERNSHIP 3.00
  Total Degree Credits:   30
       

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For the Checksheet that corresponds to your academic year, please see the Registrar’s Office in the Administration Building.

For additional information, contact: Robert Reeber
973-300-2195
rreeber@sussex.edu
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
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