Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will prepare a software project to implement a single scientific, mathematical, business, or technical function.This program is designed for those students interested in computer science, either as a professional concentration, or for transfer to a four-year computer science program.
|PREREQUISITE COURSES||REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE||UNITS|
|CS/IS 112 or equivalent||CS/IS 165||Computer Architecture and Assembly Language||4|
|CS/IS 165 or equivalent||CS/IS 166||Advanced Computer Architecture and Assembly Language||3|
|CS/IS 135 or equivalent||CS/IS 211||Data Structure||4|
|CS/IS 211 or equivalent||CS/IS 212||Advanced Data Structure||3|
||CS/IS 280||Concepts of Programming Languages||3|
|Select courses from the following list to complete a total of 20 units|
||Introduction to Computer and Information Systems||5
|CS/IS 112||Introduction to Programming Using JAVA||3|
|CS/IS 135 or equivalent; MATH 101 or placement scores||CS/IS 125**||Discrete Structures for Computing||4|
|CS/IS 112or equivalent
||CS/IS 130*||Introduction to Algorithms||3|
|CS/IS 112 or equivalent||CS/IS 135||Programming in C/C++||3|
|CS/IS 135 or equivalent
||CS/IS 137||C++ and Advanced Topics||4|
|CS/IS 172||Unix/Linux Operating System||4|
||Unix/Linux System Administration||4
|CS/IS 190||Intro to Computer Networks||3|
|MATH 110 or MATH 100 and 102, or placement test scores.||MATH 103*||Calculus and Analytic Geometry||5|
|MATH 103||MATH 104*||Calculus and Analytic Geometry||5|
|MATH 104||MATH 107**||Linear Algebra||4|
|PHILO 123*||Introduction to Symbolic Logic||3|
|PHY 105 or HS physics with a grade of “C” or better and MATH 103; MATH 104 (may be taken concurrently)
||PHY 101*||Engineering Physics||5|
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||37|
** Strongly recommended for professional concentration.
Courses taken more than three years before the granting of the certificate must have division chair approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
GCC Catalog 2016-2017
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.