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Brandon Computer Science Degree

and Certificate Programs



Computer Information Administrator
This program prepares students for jobs in the field of PC support specialist, help desk specialist, microcomputer specialist, software specialist,
and information systems specialist.
The degree is closely aligned with CompTIA industry standard exams (A+/Net+/Security+).
Associate in Science
Computer Information Administrator
(63 credit hours)

General Education Requirements

(3 credit hours each; Total: 15 cr. hrs.)

ENC 1101 English Composition I
ENC 1102 English Composition II (or Social Science General Ed)
MGF 1119 Introductory Mathematics w/Applications
                  or Mathematics General Education (transfer)
              Humanities General Education
              Natural Science or Social Science General Education

Program Required Courses

(3 credit hours each; Total: 45 cr. hrs.)

CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair
CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair
CGS 1000   Introduction to Computers and Technology*
CGS 1555   Introduction to the Internet
CGS 1577   Presentation Systems
CGS 1761   Computer Operating Systems
CGS 2301   Management Information Systems
CGS 2541   Database Design
CIS  1931   Microcomputer Concepts
CIS  2321   Systems Analysis
CIS  2939   Computer Information Administrator Capstone
CNT 1401    Introduction to Network Security
COP 1000   Programming Logic
COP 1820   Visual BASIC, Beginning
CTS  1305   Introduction to Networking 


And select 3 credit hours from specified elective courses

* Recommended course for the first semester

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Computer Programming
This program prepares students for jobs in the field of computer programmer aide, junior programmer, senior programmer, data manager, mid-range computer specialist,
and programmer analyst.
The degree includes coverage of all of the modern programming languages including
C, C++, C#, Visual BASIC, and Java.
Associate in Science
Computer Programming
(63 credit hours)

General Education Requirements

(3 credit hours each; Total: 15 cr. hrs.)

ENC 1101 English Composition I
ENC 1102 English Composition II (or Social Science General Ed)
MGF 1119 Introductory Mathematics w/Applications
                  or Mathematics General Education (transfer)
              Humanities General Education
              Natural Science or Social Science General Education

Program Required Courses

(3 credit hours each; Total: 45 cr. hrs.)

CGS 1000   Introduction to Computers and Technology*
CGS 1761   Computer Operation Systems
CGS 2301   Management Information Systems
CGS 2541   Database Design
CIS  2321   Systems Analysis
COP 1000   Programming Logic
COP 1120   COBOL, Beginning
COP 1220   Programming in "C"
COP 1812   Introduction to XML
COP 1820   Visual BASIC, Beginning
COP 2360   Programming in C#
COP 2800   JAVA Programming
COP 2805   JAVA Advanced
COP 2939   Computer Programming Capstone
CTS 1106    Introduction to UNIX 


And select 3 credit hours from specified elective courses

* Recommended course for the first semester


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Computer Programming Certificate
This certificate prepares students for jobs in the field of computer programmer aide,
junior programmer, senior programmer, data manager, programmer analyst,
and mid-range computer specialist.
Coursework may be applied to the AAS/AS degree in Computer Programming
College Credit Certificate
Computer Programming
(33 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

(3 credit hours each; Total: 12 cr. hrs.)

CGS 1000  Introduction to Computers and Technology
CGS 2301  Managment Information Systems
CIS  2321  Systems Analysis
COP 1000  Programming Logic

Select 21 credit hours from the following (3 credit hours each):
COP 1120  COBOL, Beginning
COP 1220  Programming in C
COP 1820  Visual BASIC, Beginning
COP 1821  Visual BASIC, Advanced
COP 2121  COBOL, Intermediate
COP 2224  Programming in C++
COP 2360  Programming in C#
COP 2800  JAVA Programming
COP 2805  JAVA, Advanced


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Computer Programming Specialist
This certificate prepares students for jobs in the field of computer programmer aide,
junior programmer, senior programmer, data manager, programmer analyst,
and mid-range computer specialist.
Coursework may be applied to the AAS/AS degree in Computer Programming
College Credit Certificate
Computer Programming Specialist
(18 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

(3 credit hours each; Total: 9 cr. hrs.)

CGS 1000  Introduction to Computers and Technology
CIS  2321  Systems Analysis
COP 1000  Programming Logic

Select 9 credit hours from the following (3 credit hours each):
COP 1120  COBOL, Beginning
COP 1220  Programming in C
COP 1820  Visual BASIC, Beginning
COP 2360  Programming in C#
COP 2800  JAVA Programming

 

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Information Technology Support Specialist

This certificate prepares students for employment as a microcomputer support specialist, user support analyst, customer service representative,
computer operator, computer repair technician, computer sales person, software tester, or user support specialist.
Coursework may be applied to the AAS/AS degree in Computer Information Administrator

College Credit Certificate
Information Technology Support Specialist
(18 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

(3 credit hours each; Total: 18 cr. hrs.)

CET 1172C Computer Upgrade and Repair
CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair
CGS 1000   Introduction to Computers and Technology
CGS 1555   Introduction to the Internet
CIS  1931   Microcomputer Concepts
CTS 1305   Introduction to Networking 

 

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