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Program Overview Degree Certificates If you get a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe, you are telling the world that you are SERIOUS about graphics, images, design, and creativity. You are making a statement—one that says that you are SERIOUS about going to work for a company that knows about creating the right image. Join Adobe in “changing the world through digital experiences.” Reinvent your life with these four certificates: The Adobe Foundations Certificate teaches you three of Adobe’s industry-standard graphics programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash. Adobe Print & Web Applications Specialist Certificate gives you advanced knowledge of the major Web and Print software programs included in the Adobe Creative Suite, including dynamic and interactive web site design and print media. Adobe Production Applications Specialist Certificate gives you what you need for movie/video  editing, audio and special effects. Want to create apps exclusively for smart phones and tablets? The Adobe AIR Development Certificate covers application development for mobile devices including iOS, Android & Windows 8 tablets and smart phones. Look under “Certificates” for a breakdown of the specific classes required for all of these. Major Code: 3100Award: AASCIPS Code: 11.0801Total Credits: 60-65Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Development and Graphic Design prepares students for careers...

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Cisco Networking

Cisco Academy BASE SALARY AND JOB OUTLOOK Median wages (national): $31.10 hourly/ $64,690 annual Median wages (Arizona): $29.05 hourly/ $60,400 annual Projected job growth: Much faster than average (21% or higher) Starting salary: Entry level CCNA certified technicians should be approx. $35,000 to $40,000 per year. Cisco Networking: Gainful Employment Information Cisco Networking Professional: Gainful Employment Information Cisco Networking Academy Video JOB TITLES Network Administrator or Engineer System or Network Security Administrator Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator Cisco Systems is the world leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco networking technicians and professionals design, build, maintain and troubleshoot computer network systems. Graduates can work anywhere computer networks are used (LANs or WANs). These include corporations, offices, banks, hospitals, schools and all levels of government. Certification is the key to this field. The more credentials the better. Our certificates and degrees prepare you to pass Cisco certification exams for network associate (CCNA), network associate level specializations in Security, Wireless and Voice (VoIP) or network professional (CCNP). The associate degree includes certification courses as well as other computer and general education courses for students wanting to transfer to a 4-year college or university. All courses are taught by Cisco Certified Professionals using the...

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Computer & Information Technologies

Program Overview Degree Looking to get your Associate’s degree or transfer to a four-year university to continue your study of information technology and computers? SMCC’s Computer and Information Technologies AAS degree is for you. This program will take you through the curriculum you need to succeed, while providing you with the training you’ll need to become a computer and information technology support specialist. Major Code: 3167Award: AASCIPS Code: 11.0101Total Credits: 60-64ChecksheetDescription: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Computer and Information Technologies is designed to provide training for positions in the Information Technology field as computer and information technology support specialists. This degree is intended to provide the student with flexibility in designing a program of study that is relevant to the rapidly changing needs of business and industry while allowing the student to match their own talents, interests, and goals. This degree is also intended for students who desire to transfer to university Bachelor of Applied Science degree programs which accept Associate of Applied Science degree block-transfer.Program Notes ++ indicates any suffixed courses. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.Program PrerequisitesNoneRequired CoursesCredits: 9-10CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 CIS190Introduction to...

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Computer Applications Specialist

Program Overview Degree Certificate The field of Computer Applications is booming! The creation, development and sale of “apps” have become big business, and a driving force in today’s economy. And individuals with the knowledge and creativity to work in this field are in great demand. All businesses, big and small, rely on information technology to operate effectively. And this technology is changing rapidly—even daily. That kind of environment requires workers with advanced software skills and up-to-date knowledge of operating systems. But companies needing entry-level software support also need those individuals to have communication and interpersonal skills. An Associate’s degree or Certificate of Completion in the field will provide you with a balanced education, and prepare you well to enter the workforce as a well-rounded and valuable employee. Major Code: 3098Award: AASCIPS Code: 11.0899Total Credits: 61-65ChecksheetDescription: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Technology: Computer Applications Specialist is designed to enhance the information technology skills gained, focusing on advanced software skills - including application implementation, development, and operating systems - necessary for entry-level software technician support positions. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.Program Notes Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses...

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Information Technology Support

Program Overview Certificate Do you like to solve problems? Fix things that aren’t working? Save the day for grateful co-workers? IT “help desk” professionals do this and more, nearly every day. And SMCC’s Information Technology Support certificate will give you the tools you need to become a valuable contributor in the business world. You’ll learn about common business software and applications, as well as fundamentals of programming, networking, cabling and even IT marketing functions. Check out the adjacent “Certificate” tab to see what’s required. Major Code: 5163Award: CCLCIPS Code: 11.0103Total Credits: 21-22ChecksheetGainful EmploymentDescription: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Information Technology Support program is designed to provide training in the fundamental competencies of information technology in business or industry and prepares the student for employment in entry-level information technology support positions.Program NotesStudents must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. ++ indicates any suffixed courses.Program PrerequisitesNoneRequired CoursesCredits: 9-20CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 CIS190Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) ORCNT140AAIntroduction to Networks (4) ORMST150++Microsoft Windows (Any MST 150-level suffixed course) (3) 3-4 GBS151Introduction to Business 3Restricted ElectivesCredits: 11-12CIS114D+Spreadsheet (Any CIS 114D suffixed course) 3CIS117D+Database Management (Any CIS 117D suffixed course) 3CIS120D+Computer Graphics (Any CIS...

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Information Technology: Network Security

Program Overview Degree Certificate Information Security is one of most important and rapidly growing industries in the world. Almost every day, a new report is made public that sensitive information has been lost or stolen. Information Security professionals constantly work to stay one step ahead of cyber-criminals and ensure that the business of our nation can be conducted online in a safe and secure manner. Our Information Security program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to contribute to this critical process. You’ll gain an understanding of how networks, operating systems and programs function, while developing the skills needed to maintain security on mission critical data and systems. An Associate’s degree or Certificate of Completion in this field will prepare you for further study or entry-level employment. Major Code: 3097Award: AASCIPS Code: 11.1003Total Credits: 62-68ChecksheetDescription: The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology: Network Security program is designed to focus on the necessary skills required to secure a network including the security of various operating systems and network devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the theoretical and practical skills needed to maintain security on mission-critical networking and server systems. The program is designed to meet the training...

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Microsoft/Linux

Microsoft/Linux BASE SALARY AND JOB OUTLOOK Median wages (national): $86,170 per year Median wages (Arizona): $82,120 per year Projected job growth: Much faster than average (37% or higher) Starting salary: Entry level information security analysts average $50,430 per year For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, wage and employment trend information. Information Technology: Network Server Gainful Employment Information Job Titles Network Architect IT Support Specialist Network Administrator Your IT career begins at South Mountain Community College. Advances in technology are happening faster than ever before. To be competitive in the job market and successful in your IT career, you need the training that employs the very latest innovations, while preparing you to adapt to changes that are still on the drawing board. Translate your interest in computers or the Internet into an exciting and profitable career in network security, managing and building networks, or providing technology support for a large company. At South Mountain you will have the hands-on experience that gives you the opportunities – such as how to build and troubleshoot computers or create and design a network from scratch – that will provide you the...

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Mobile Apps Programming

Mobile Apps BASE SALARY AND JOB OUTLOOK Base salary and job outlook Median wages (national): $100,420 annual Median wages (Arizona): $82,000 annual Projected job growth: Much faster than average (32%) Starting salary: Entry level developer – $45,000 per year Gainful Employment Information JOB TITLES Mobile Application Developer iOS Developer/Android Developer Programmer The latest mobile devices and applications are changing the way we communicate, do business and access news and entertainment. Businesses, consumers and programmers have embraced this innovative technology, making mobile application development one of the most demanded and fastest growing IT careers and provides unlimited entrepreneurship opportunities. You won’t miss out on the chance to join this high-growth field and develop apps for the iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 8 and other handheld devices with South Mountain’s Mobile App Development Program. Certificate of Completion: Programming (21 Credits) The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Programming is designed to prepare the student to work in the programming field. Courses focus on programming theory, Java programming, Visual Basic programming, and web programming. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better required for all courses within the program. Required Courses (21 Credits) CIS105 Survey of Information Systems (3) CIS119DO or CIS176DA or...

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Programming

Programming Learn to design and develop software programs and applications. Courses focus on problem solving and structured programming concepts. Computer Programming prepares students to work in entry-level positions. The program emphasizes knowledge and skills required to design, develop, test, and document structured and object-oriented programs utilizing a variety of programming languages. Employment Outlook and salaries For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, wage and employment trend information. Gainful Employment Information Degrees Associate in Applied Science: Programming and Mobile Development???? Associate in Applied Science: Mobile Apps Programming Certificates Information Technology: Android/iOS Programming Information Technology: Microsoft Programming Information Technology: Programming and Mobile Development Mobile Apps Programming Programming   REQUEST MORE INFORMATION NAME EMAIL PHONE CAREER OR PROGRAM INTERESTED IN? HAVE YOUR EVER TAKEN COURSES AT SMCC OR ANY MARICOPA COMMUNITY COLLEGE? PLEASE SHARE ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE OR INFORMATION YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE Please enter the text below. Other Programs Accounting Adobe Business Management Cisco Academy Computer & Information Technologies Computer Applications Specialist Digital Publishing Entrepreneurial Studies Level I Entry-Level Programming Entry-Level Systems Analysis General Business Hardware and Networking Basics Information Technology Support Marketing Mobile Apps Programming Network Security...

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Web Development & Graphic Design

Web Development & Graphic Design BASE SALARY AND JOB OUTLOOK Median wages (national): $64,108 annual Median wages (Arizona): $62,697 annual Projected job growth: Average (11%) Starting salary: Entry level web designer – $26,000 per year. Gainful Employment Information JOB TITLES Web Designer Graphic Designer Graduates of the Graphic Design Program get to work when they leave us. We concentrate on skills for immediate entry into the job market. Our curriculum is strong on graphic design fundamentals, yet explores and adapts to emerging communication technologies. We pride ourselves in keeping our curriculum current with changes and developments on an annual basis. Conceptual design and technical skill are combined to produce a competitive portfolio. Instructors with industry experience lead students in consecutive integrated tracks of print and interactive design. Problem solving, strategy development, and powerful use of typography and visuals achieve our communication solutions. Certificate of Completion: Adobe Foundations (9 Credits) Major Code: 5807NAward: CCLCIPS Code: 10.0303Total Credits: 9Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe Foundations program helps develop proficiency with three of Adobe's foundational graphics programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash. The courses in this CCL are the common subset of those required for the other Adobe Creative Suite CCLs....