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Information Systems Certificate

Information Systems Certificate

This certificate provides the necessary skills for entry level positions in computer-related fields such as computer support specialist, information technology specialist, and network support specialist. There are six courses leading leading to the certificate and these courses should be taken in this order:

  • INS 181C - Computer Programming I - 3 hours
  • INS 275C - Web Design - 3 hours
  • INS 281C - Computer Programming II - 3 hours
  • INS 285C - Advanced Software Applications - 3 hours
  • INS 288C - Network Administration - 3 hours
  • Any advisor-approved upper division elective - 3 hours

Total Hours in the Certificate - 18 hours

Prerequisities: CSCI 145C - Intro to Computing or equivalent; MA 116C - College Algebra or permission of the instructor; INS 182C or permission of the instructor.

Advisors for the
Information Systems Certificate

 George Kontos.
George Kontos
Email George
C182 South Campus

Aaron Peters. 

Aaron Peters
Email Aaron
C188 South Campus


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 Last Modified 9/24/14