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Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards) -- Oracle Associate Skills Achievement Award
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Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards) -- Software Programmer/Developer Assistant Certificate

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- ORACLE ASSOCIATE

(Skills Achievement Award)

El Centro, North Lake and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.ORACASSOC.14

This sequence is for students who wish to prepare for the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) certification exam. At this apprentice skill level, Oracle Associates have a foundation knowledge that will allow them to act as a junior team member working with database designers, administrators or application developers performing simple, operational tasks on an Oracle database with database software and graphical utilities associated with managing the database.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 as well as problem solving, logic structures, and relational database concepts as obtained in ITSE 1429, and either ITSW 1307/1407 or equivalent experience approved by designated personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

Database Course (one course - List A) 3-4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL OR 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL (4)
6-8
Minimum Hours Required 6-8

List A - Database Courses

ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- ORACLE PROFESSIONAL

(Skills Achievement Award)

El Centro, North Lake and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.ORACLE.PROF.10

This sequence is for students who wish to prepare for the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certification exam. At this skill level, Oracle Professionals have knowledge that will allow them to perform network administration duties of backup and recovery.

Prerequisite: Completion of ITSE 1346 and ITSE 1345/1445, as well as basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 and problem solving, logic structures, and relational database concepts as obtained in ITSE 1429, or ITSW 1307/1407 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSE 2356 Oracle Database Administration I OR 3
ITSE 2456 Oracle Database Administration I (4)
ITSE 2358 Oracle Database Administration II OR 3
ITSE 2458 Oracle Database Administration II (4)
6-8
Minimum Hours Required 6-8

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- PROGRAMMER LEVEL I

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, North Lake, and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.PROGLV1.16

This certificate option is designed to provide students with basic and advanced skills and knowledge in a primary language of choice.Application development using database programming techniques, structures, and modeling is also developed.Graduates will be qualified to work as a Level I Programmer in a technical programming environment.

Prerequisite:Basic understanding of personal computer and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
XXXX X4XX Introductory Programming course - List A* 4
8

SEMESTER II

XXXX X4XX Advanced Programming Language course - List B** 4
XXXX X4XX Database or Web course - List C OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

*First in a two-course programming language series

List A - Introductory Programming Courses

ITSE 1402 Computer Programming 4
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming 4
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic .Net Programming 4
ITSE 1491 Special Topics in Computer Programming 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming 4
ITSE 2421 Object-Oriented Programming 4
COSC 1430 Computer Programming 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4

**Second in a two-course programming language series

List B - Advanced Programming Courses

ITSC 1442 Shell Programming 4
ITSE 1491 Special Topics in Computer Programming 4
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming 4
ITSE 2410 iOS Application Programming 4
ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming 4
ITSE 2437 Assembly Language Programming 4
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic .Net Programming 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming 4
ITSE 2457 Advanced Object-Oriented Programming 4
ITSE 2459 Advanced Computer Programming 4
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming 4
ITSE 1447 Programming with Visual Basic.Net 4
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II 4
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III 4
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming 4

List C - Database or Web Courses

ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact - SQL 4
ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL 4
ITSE 2454 Advanced Oracle PL/SQL 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
ITSE 2447 Advanced Database Programming 4
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4
ITSW 2437 Advanced Database 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET 4
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET 4
ITSE 1401 Web Design Tools 4
IMED 1416 Web Design I 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- SOFTWARE PROGRAMMER/DEVELOPER

Gainful Employment Information

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered at Brookhaven, North Lake and Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.PROGD.14

This associate degree program is designed to provide in-depth skills and knowledge in one introductory specialization language or development tool, an operating system used with that platform, plus additional skills and knowledge with an advanced specialization language or development tool.Students are expected to complete an introductory and advanced course from the same specialization emphasis list to be considered as having met the requirement for this award.

The graduate will be qualified to work as an entry-level programmer or developer in an applications setting.

Course(s) may be substituted for ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1301 for those who demonstrate current computer literacy.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database OR 4
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL OR (4)
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL (4)
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
+Elective MATH Elective 3
15

SEMESTER II

Introductory Specialization (one course; see Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings) 4
IMED 1416 Web Design I 4
+++++Elective Technical Elective 1
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
++Elective SPCH Elective 3
15

SEMESTER III

Operating Systems course - List A 4
Introductory Specialization (one course; see Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings) 4
Advanced Specialization (one course; see Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings) 4
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
15

SEMESTER IV

Advanced Specialization (one course; see Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings) 4
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
ITSE 1450 System Analysis and Design 4
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 60

Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings

GENERIC PROGRAMMING

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1402 Computer Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2459 Advanced Computer Programming 4

COLLEGE TRANSFER

Introductory Courses
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I OR 4
COSC 1430 Computer Programming (4)
Advanced Courses
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II 4
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III 4

VISUAL BASIC.NET

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET OR (4)
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming (4)

JAVA

Introductory Courses
ITSE 2417 Java Programming 4
Advanced Courses
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming OR 4
ITSE 2410 iOS Application Programming OR (4)
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming (4)

C++

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming 4

C#

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming OR 4
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET OR (4)
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming (4)

List A - Operating System Courses

ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 4
ITMT 2473 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services 4
ITMT 2474 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure 4
ITMT 2475 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 4
ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems 4
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration 4
ITNW 1413 Computer Virtualization 4

+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++SPCH Elective - must be selected from the following:

SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

++++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

+++++Technical Elective - must be selected from the following:

ITCC 1191 Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1
ITSC 1191 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
ITSE 1191 Special Topics in Computer Programming 1
ITNW 1192 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
ITSY 1191 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 1
ITSC 1171 Introduction to Computers 1
IMED 1191 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 1

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- SOFTWARE PROGRAMMER/DEVELOPER ASSISTANT

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, North Lake and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.SPDASST.16

This certificate option is designed to provide skills and knowledge in one introductory specialization language or development tool, an operating system used with that platform, and database concepts. Students are expected to complete an introductory and advanced course from the same specialization emphasis list to be considered as having met the requirement for this award.

Graduates will be qualified to work as an assistant in a programming or development environment with data, coding, and/or design.

Course(s) may be substituted for ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1301 for those who demonstrate current computer literacy.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications OR (4)
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing AND (3)
+Elective Technical Elective (1)
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
Introductory Specialization (one course - Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings) 4
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
16

SEMESTER II

XXXX XXXX Database Course - List A 3-4
Advanced Specialization (one course - Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings) 4
ITSW 1410 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software OR (4)
Elective Any ARTC, ARTV, BCIS, COSC, GAME, IMED, INEW, ITMC, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, or ITSW course. (3-4)
10-12
Minimum Hours Required 26-28
Introductory and Advanced Specialization Course Pairings

GENERIC PROGRAMMING

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1402 Computer Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2459 Advanced Computer Programming 4

COLLEGE TRANSFER

Introductory Courses
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I OR 4
COSC 1430 Computer Programming (4)
Advanced Courses
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II 4
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III 4

VISUAL BASIC.NET

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET OR 4
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming (4)

JAVA

Introductory Courses
ITSE 2417 Java Programming 4
Advanced Courses
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming OR 4
ITSE 2410 iOS Application Programming OR (4)
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming (4)

C++

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming 4

C#

Introductory Courses
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming 4
Advanced Courses
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming OR 4
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET OR (4)
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming (4)

List A - Database Course

ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4
ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL 4
ITSE 2454 Advanced Oracle PL/SQL 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
ITSE 2447 Advanced Database Programming 4
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4
ITSW 2437 Advanced Database 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET 4
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET 4

+Technical Elective - must be selected from the following:

ITCC 1191 Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1
ITSC 1191 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
ITSE 1191 Special Topics in Computer Programming 1
ITNW 1192 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
ITSY 1191 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 1
ITSC 1171 Introduction to Computers 1
IMED 1191 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 1

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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