SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Computer Science Fundamentals CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
16 credits minimum

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Program Description

This Certificate provides the core courses for students interested in pursuing a Computer Science degree at a 4-year institution.  This Certificate prepares students for advanced studies in Computer Science including Software Development and Software Engineering.   The curriculum includes topics related to software development, database management, and web development.  This Certificate of Proficiency is designed to be a first year Certificate for students seeking an AS or AAS degree in Computer Sciences and Information Systems.

Career Opportunities

App Developer, Computer Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer for Business and Industry, Software Quality Assurance Engineer & Tester.

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.  Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (10-11 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1410

Object-Oriented Programming

4

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1340  or CSIS 1350 or CSIS 1400 or equivalent programming experience

CSIS 2440

Web Programming

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1430

Choose 1 of the following 3 introductory courses:

CSIS 1340

Intro to Programming

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

OR

CSIS 1350

Apps and Applets

4

F

Recommended: CSIS 1030

OR

CSIS 1400

Fund of Programming

4

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

Recommended Elective Courses: (6 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1030

Connected Computing

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 1430

Internet & HTML Fund (ID)

3

F, Sp

 Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 1550

SQL Programming

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 1032

Introduction to Linux

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

MGT 1100

Small Business Management

3

F, Sp

FIN 1050

Personal Finance (ID)

3

F, Sp

MKTG 1030

Introduction to Marketing

3

F, Sp

ACCT 1110

Financial Accounting I

3

F,Sp

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CSIS 1340/1350/1400

3-4

CSIS 1410

4

ELEC

3

CSIS 2440

3

 

 

ELEC

3

Total

6-7

Total

10

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • From a set of requirements:  analyze, design, code, test and document programs to meet requirements.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Create a functional user interface that is easy to navigate.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Design database solutions for business problems.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Analyze a set of requirements for software solutions.

4 – Think Critically 2 – Communicate Effectively

  • Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

Computer Science and Information Systems Department

CSIS Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh

Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch