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2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 
    
2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Computer Information Systems, Certificate of Completion


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Computer Programming Concentration


In the Computer Programming program, we emphasize designing and building software using three different computer programming languages. Our goal is two-fold 1) to provide our students with a solid foundation in computer programming and general education courses and 2) to train our students in the current computer programming techniques according to industry standards.

 

Program Proficiencies

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate of Completion in Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming Concentration 40 credit hour(s)


Database Technology Concentration


For many organizations database systems are the most business-critical components of their information technology infrastructure. Databases drive accounting, human resources, inventory, sales and other key operations. Qualified database designers are in great demand to design, maintain and secure these systems for maximum efficiency and competitiveness. Students learn the theoretical and practical aspects of designing, developing, implementing, managing and maintaining major database management systems (DBMS).

Program Proficiencies

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate of Completion in Computer Information Systems, Database Technology Concentration 37 credit hour(s)


Digital Media Concentration


Digital Media is a combination of technology and design. The program offers classes in areas such as graphic design/2d modeling, desktop/electronic publishing, web design, digital audio and video editing. Digital Media offers individuals the education and tools necessary to bring classic media like text, graphics, photos and research into the digital arena.

 

Program Proficiencies

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate in Computer Information Systems, Digital Media Concentration 39-40 credit hour(s)


Network Administration Concentration


The Networking Administration program is designed to teach students how to manage, administer and troubleshoot small IP-based computer networks. Classes focus on an operating system overview, introductory networking and cabling, routers and routing, intermediate routing and switching, and Wide Area Networks (WANs). All classes are taught in accordance with the Cisco Academy CCNA program’s objectives. Learning these objectives is key for students who wish to seek the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. The courses help prepare the students for the exam.

 

Program Proficiencies

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate in Computer Information Systems, Network Administration Concentration 30 credit hour(s)


Software Systems and Applications Concentration


The Software Systems and Applications concentration is a program that offers the opportunity to explore the use of software in the business environment. Students have an opportunity to study computing theory, software applications including database systems, and problem solving.

 

Program Proficiencies

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate in Computer Information Systems, Software Systems and Applications Concentration 40 credit hour(s)


Systems Administration Concentration


 

The program is designed to prepare students for a career in Information Technology with a focus on system administration. Students learn to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot computer systems in a business environment and work with client and server software and hardware. Students practice operating system installation, user management, security, hardware configuration and a variety of other tasks related to system administration.

 

Program Proficiencies 

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate in Computer Information Systems, Systems Administration Concentration 33 credit hour(s)


Web Technology Concentration


In the Web Technology program, students acquire the necessary skills for entry level Web site designers and developers. This program offers training in the most current technologies used for Web development, including but not limited to developing database driven Web sites. Students learn to create web sites using current GUI development tools as well as creating industry standard compliant web sites.

 

Program Proficiencies

 

 

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

RECOMMENDED FOR PROGRAM SUCCESS: CIS 1207 Programming Logic and Design 

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Certificate in Computer Information Systems, Web Technology Concentration 41 credit hour(s)


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