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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Web/Internet Services Awards) - Open Source Certificate (Archived)

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- OPEN SOURCE

(Level II Certificate)

Brookhaven and North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must complete 25% of the degree requirements at the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C2.CIT.OPEN.SOUR.10

This certificate develops skills and knowledge needed to work in industries that use Open Source Technology for desktop and web application development. Companies such as Oracle, Novell, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM have made significant investments in open source technology.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1416 Web Design I 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming (4)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER II

ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4
+Elective Open Source Elective 4
15

SEMESTER III

ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server1 4
IMED 2413 Project Analysis and Design 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
15
Minimum Hours Required 45

+Open Source Elective:

GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
INEW 2418 Web Programming Using Java Server Pages and Servlets 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
INEW 2438 Advanced Web Programming 4

1Apache Installation and Configuration

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