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Major Code: 5833
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 11.0501
Total Credits: 12-15

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Information Technology: Microsoft Programming would provide students with entry-level programming skills and knowledge in developing software for Windows devices, both desktop and mobile devices. It includes programming in both VB.NET and C#.

Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program. Students should select from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor.

Program Prerequisites

Credits: 0-3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Division Chair or Department Coordinator.

Required Courses

Credits: 12
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I 3
CIS162ADC#: Level I 3
CIS165DBC#/VB.NET:Windows 8 App Development 3
CIS259Visual Basic Programming II (3) OR
CIS262ADC#: Level II (3) 3

Restricted Electives


Program Competencies

  • 1. Develop user interfaces using Visual Studio Windows Forms (CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS259, CIS162AD)

  • 2. Use VB.NET language to solve problems using appropriate forms, tools, and language components. (CIS159, CIS259)

  • 3. Use C# language to solve problems using appropriate forms, tools, and language components. (CIS162AD, CIS262AD)

  • 4. Develop Windows Store apps using XAML forms and code behind with VB or C# (CIS165DB)

  • 5. Create and instantiate custom classes with Object-oriented programming (CIS259, CIS262AD)

  • 6. Develop applications that access, query, update and display stored data (CIS259, CIS262AD)

  • 7. Use Active Server Pages (ASP.NET) technology to deliver dynamic web pages (CIS259, CIS262AD)

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.

Complete information for CCL - Information Technology: Microsoft Programming can be found HERE

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