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Computer Software Technician

This degree or certificate is designed to train students to meet the rapidly growing need for qualified hardware/software technicians, having a blend of hardware and software skills. Students will write a computer program using C/C++, Java, or Visual Basic. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will write a computer program using either C/C++, Java, or Visual Basic; and demonstrate the ability to independently create, save, modify and print a document using a word processing program and appropriate assistive technology.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  CS/IS 101 Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 5


CS/IS 112
CS/IS 112
or
CS/IS 135
Introduction to Programming Using JAVA
Programming in C/C++
3
or
3
  CS/IS 190 Intro to Computer Networks 3
  Select 13 units from the following list to complete the minimum 24 units
CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101 BUSAD 106 Written Business Communication 3
  BUSAD 110 Human Relations in Business 3
CS/IS 112 CS/IS 130 Introduction to Algorithms 3
CS/IS 112 or equivalent
CS/IS 135 Programming in C/C++ 3
CS/IS 135
CS/IS 137 C++ and Advanced Topics 4
CS/IS 112 
CS/IS 139 JAVA 3
  ENTRE 101 Concepts of Entrepreneurship
2

ENTRE 102 The Entrepreneurial Mindset
3
  Recommended Preparation:   
  CABOT 206   Macintosh Basics  1
  CABOT 208   Windows Basics  1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24

NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.

August 2018

GCC Catalog 2018-2019

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.