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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.)
PSYC105 PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
REQ REQUIRED COURSES (27 cr.)
  Student must take either COMS110 or COMS113 and all other courses listed below.  
ACCT101 ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES I FINANCIAL 3.00
BUSA101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
BUSA110 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3.00
COMS110 COMPUTER CONCEPTS & APPLICATIONS 3.00
COMS113 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3.00
COMS120 COMPUTER SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS 3.00
COMS142 PROGRAMMING IN C++ 3.00
COMS210 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN 3.00
COMS218 DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3.00
COMS230 NETWORKS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS 3.00
  Total Degree Credits:   36
       

*Choose from the list of approved General Education courses in the College catalog.
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For additional information, contact: Robert Reeber
973-300-2195
rreeber@sussex.edu
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Previous Versions Certificate - Computer Information Systems (2011)
Certificate - Computer Information Systems (2012)
Certificate - Computer Information Systems (2013)
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