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2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Web/Internet Services Awards)
Degree Plan: Open Source Certificate

(Level 2 Certificate)

Brookhaven campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C2.CIT.OPENSOUR.9/14

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 1301, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming (4)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4
+Elective Open Source Elective 4
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
IMED 2449 Internet Server Management 4
IMED 2413 Project Analysis and Design 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 45

+Open Source Elective:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming 4
ITSE 2459 Advanced Computer Programming1 4

1Android Programming