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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Programming and System Analysis
Major: 5048
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 24
CIPS Code: 11.0501
Initiating College: Phoenix College
Program Availability: Shared by: CG, EM, GC, MC, PC, PV, SC
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Programming and System Analysis provides an in-depth exploration of different computer language and technical skills. Includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, team roles, and dynamics. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: CG, EM, GC, MC, PC, PV, SC

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Consultation with an Academic Advisor is recommended for course selection.

Required Courses
 Credits: 21
 CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
 BPC/CIS224Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows3
 CIS126DAUNIX Operations System (3) OR 
 CIS126DLLinux Operating System (3) OR 
 MST150Microsoft Windows Professional (3) OR 
 MST150VIMicrosoft Windows Vista Administration (3) OR 
 MST150XPMicrosoft Windows XP Professional (3)3
+CIS150Programming Fundamentals (3) OR 
+CIS150ABObject-Oriented Programming Fundamentals (3)3
+CIS151Computer Game Development - Level I (3) OR 
+CIS159Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR 
+CIS162++Any C Programming: Level I course (3) OR 
+CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I (3)3
+CIS225Business Systems Analysis and Design (3) OR 
+CIS225ABObject Oriented Analysis and Design (3) OR 
+CIS250Management of Information Systems (3)3
+BPC/CIS217AMAdvanced Microsoft Access: Database Management (3) OR 
+CIS119DOIntroduction to Oracle: SQL (3) OR 
+CIS276DAMy SQL Database (3)3
Restricted Electives
 Credits: 3
+CIS251Computer Game Development-Level II3
+CIS259Visual Basic Programming II3
+CIS262++Any C Programming: Level II course3
+CIS263AAJava Programming: Level II3

Program Competencies
1.Identify common uses of computers in business and other sectors of society. (CIS105)
2.Name and explain the steps in the system development process. (CIS105)
3.Describe the components of a Management Information System. (CIS105)
4.Write simple programs in a common programming language using appropriate input, output, and processing statements for that language. (CIS105)
5.Identify and define the major components of an operating system, both hardware and software. (CIS126D+, MST150++)
6.Design algorithms for simple business problems. (CIS150++)
7.Analyze problem descriptions and design programming solutions to the problems, using common problem-solving techniques. (CIS151, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA)
8.Write elementary programs in various programming languages. (CIS151, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA)
9.Analyze problem descriptions and design programming solutions to the problems using common problem-solving techniques. (CIS224)
10.Describe the integrated workings of systems and subsystems within a business organization. (CIS225++, CIS250)
11.Set up, maintain, and use a database management program. (BPC/CIS217AM, CIS119DO, CIS276DA)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.