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Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu
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Business Division
Certificate E0714

The CIS Professional Certificate in C++ Programming prepares students for a career in computer programming. It is intended for returning CIS professionals with several years of experience or current students who have completed several CIS courses. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming, database programming and developing a graphical user interface. Students will demonstrate the ability to create business-oriented applications using both the C++ and Visual C++ programming languages; demonstrate effective object-oriented design techniques; write effective program documentation, and demonstrate program troubleshooting skills. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for standalone applications, games and databases.

Required Courses

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  • CIS Professional Certificate in C++ Programming

    Business Division
    Certificate E0714

    The CIS Professional Certificate in C++ Programming prepares students for a career in computer programming. It is intended for returning CIS professionals with several years of experience or current students who have completed several CIS courses. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming, database programming and developing a graphical user interface. Students will demonstrate the ability to create business-oriented applications using both the C++ and Visual C++ programming languages; demonstrate effective object-oriented design techniques; write effective program documentation, and demonstrate program troubleshooting skills. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for standalone applications, games and databases.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    CISP 10Principles of Object-Oriented Design2.5
    CISP 31Programming in C++3
    CISP 31LProgramming in C++ Laboratory0.5
    CISP 34Advanced C++ Programming3
    CISP 34LAdvanced C++ Programming Laboratory0.5
    Choose one from the following sequences:3.5
    CISD 11
    11L
    Database Management - Microsoft Access
    and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
    CISD 21
    21L
    Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server
    and Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory
    CISD 31
    31L
    Database Management - Oracle
    and Database Management - Oracle Laboratory
    Total Units13

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