2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- .NET PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.NETPROG.16

This sequence is for students who wish to learn .NET programming and the .NET framework. It includes instruction and practice in writing, executing, testing and debugging C# or Visual Basic.NET programs on a personal computer using Visual Studio.NET. Topics such as forms, controls and Windows applications are covered in detail with introductory material on ASP.NET with applications and ADO.NET data access.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2417 Java Programming (4)
Semester Total 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming OR (4)
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming (4)
Semester Total 4
Minimum Hours Required 8

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- C# DEVELOPER CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.C#.DVLPR

The C# Developer Certificate is designed to provide students with advanced skills and knowledge in the C# programming language. Students will also have a basic understanding of the software development life cycle and have used the C# language for ASP.NET dynamic web page development.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1330 Introduction to C# Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1350 System Analysis and Design 3
ITSE 2353 Advanced C# Programming 3
INEW 1340 ASP.NET Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- C# PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.C#.PROGRAM

The C# Programming Skills Achievement Award is for students who wish to learn the essentials of the C# programming language. Students will use a relevant Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to write, execute, test, and debug C# applications.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1330 Introduction to C# Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2353 Advanced C# Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Minimum Hours Required 6

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 -- C++ DEVELOPER CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.C++.DVLPR

The C++ Developer Certificate is designed to provide students with advanced skills and knowledge in the C++ programming language. Students will also have a basic understanding of the software development life cycle and have used the C++ language for video game development.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1350 System Analysis and Design 3
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming 3
GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++ 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- C++ PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.C++.PROG

The C++ Programming Skills Achievement Award is for students who wish to learn the essentials of the C++ programming language. Students will use a relevant Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to write, execute, test, and debug C++ applications.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Minimum Hours Required 6

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 -- DBA

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses
  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.DBACERT.14

This certificate option is designed to provide training for those desiring a basic understanding of the duties of an Oracle Database Administrator. Courses will assist the graduate in preparation for the Oracle certification exams. Students must complete the following courses in sequence: ITSE 1345/1445, ITSE 2356/2456, and ITSE 2358/2458.

Prerequisite: 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 equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
POFI 2350 Databases 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1346 Database Theory and Design 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
ITSE 2309 Database Programming 3
ITNW 2352 Administering SQL Server 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- JAVA DEVELOPER CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.JAVA.DVLPR

The Java Developer Certificate is designed to provide students with advanced skills and knowledge in the Java programming language. Students will also have a basic understanding of the software development life cycle and have used the Java language for mobile application development.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development 3
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1350 System Analysis and Design 3
INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming 3
ITSE 2343 Advanced Mobile Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- JAVA PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.JAVA.PROG

The Java Programming Skills Achievement Award is for students who wish to learn the essentials of the Java programming language. Students will use a relevant Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to write, execute, test, and debug Java applications.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Minimum Hours Required 6

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 -- OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.OBJ.ORIENT.16

This sequence is for students who wish to learn an object-oriented programming language in depth. It includes instruction and practice in writing, executing, testing and debugging object-oriented programs on a personal computer in C++, C# or Java. Classes, objects, inheritance, interfaces, parameterized types, generic programming, iterators, templates, collections and containers are also covered in detail.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming OR (4)
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 OR (4)
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2417 Java Programming (4)
Semester Total 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming OR (4)
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR (4)
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming (4)
Semester Total 4
Minimum Hours Required 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 -- ORACLE ASSOCIATE

(Skills Achievement Award)

El Centro, North Lake and Richland campus only

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

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.

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

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

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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2356 Oracle Database Administration 1 OR 3
ITSE 2456 Oracle Database Administration 1 (4)
ITSE 2358 Oracle Database Administration 2 OR 3
ITSE 2458 Oracle Database Administration 2 (4)
Semester Total 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 1

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, North Lake, and Richland campus only

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

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 1 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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
XXXX X4XX Introductory Programming course - List A* (one course) 4
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
XXXX X4XX Advanced Programming Language course - List B** (one course) 4
XXXX X4XX Database or Web course - List C (one course) OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 16

*First in a two-course programming language series

List A - Introductory Programming Courses

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 4
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4

**Second in a two-course programming language series

List B - Advanced Programming Courses

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET 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
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals 3 4
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming 4

List C - Database or Web Courses

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact - SQL 4
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL 4
ITSE 2454 Advanced Oracle PL/SQL 4
ITSE 2409 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 1 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 -- PYTHON DEVELOPER CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.PY.DVLPR

The Python Developer Certificate is designed to provide students with advanced skills and knowledge in the Python programming language. Students will also have a basic understanding of the software development life cycle and have used Python data science libraries.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1350 System Analysis and Design 3
ITSE 2370 Intermediate Python Programming 3
ITSE 2371 Python Data Science Tools 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- PYTHON PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.PYTHON

The Python Programming Skills Achievement Award is for students who wish to learn the essentials of the Python programming language. Students will use a relevant Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to write, execute, test, and debug Python applications.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2370 Intermediate Python Programming 3
Semester Total 3
Minimum Hours Required 6

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 DEVELOPMENT

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered on all campuses
  • 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: AAS.CIT.SFTWR.DEV

The associate degree is designed to provide the necessary skills and knowledge to participate in and contribute to the software development process. Students completing this degree plan will have engaged in the software development life cycle using foundational information technology skills, programming skills, and contemporary development tools and paradigms.

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

In order for a student to be awarded the AAS in Software Development, the student must:

  • Select all courses in Specialization "A" in either COMPUTER SCIENCE, JAVA, C++, C#, or PYTHON
  • Select all courses in Specialization "B" in either JAVA, C++, C#, or PYTHON
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Specialization A Introductory Course Computer Science OR 4
Specialization A Introductory Course JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON (3)
Specialization B Introductory Course JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSC 1305 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 3
++Elective SPCH Elective 3
COMPUTER SCIENCE Total 16
JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Specialization A Advanced Course Computer Science OR 4
Specialization A Advanced Course JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON AND (3)
ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development (3)
Specialization B Advanced Course JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON 3
ITSE 1350 System Analysis and Design 3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
COMPUTER SCIENCE Total 13
JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Specialization A Supplemental Course Computer Science OR 4
Specialization A Supplemental Course JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON (3)
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
INEW 2332 Comprehensive Software Project: Coding, Testing, and Implementation OR 3
ITSC 1364 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Computer and Information Sciences, General (3)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
COMPUTER SCIENCE Total 16
JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON Total 15
COMPUTER SCIENCE HOURS REQUIRED 60
JAVA/C++/C#/PYTHON HOURS REQUIRED 60

SPECIALIZATION "A": Choose ALL Courses in ONE specialization

Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 4
Advanced Course - Semester 3
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals 2 4
Supplemental Course - Semester 4
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals 3 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming AND 3
ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development 3
Supplemental Course - Semester 4
ITSE 2343 Advanced Mobile Programming 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming AND 3
ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development 3
Supplemental Course - Semester 4
GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++ 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 1330 Introduction to C# Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
ITSE 2353 Advanced C# Programming AND 3
ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development 3
Supplemental Course - Semester 4
INEW 1340 ASP.NET Programming 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
ITSE 2370 Intermediate Python Programming AND 3
ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development 3
Supplemental Course - Semester 4
ITSE 2371 Python Data Science Tools 3

SPECIALIZATION "B": Choose ALL Courses in ONE specialization

Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 1330 Introduction to C# Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
ITSE 2353 Advanced C# Programming 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Introductory Course - Semester 2
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
Advanced Course - Semester 3
ITSE 2370 Intermediate Python Programming 3

+Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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.

*Students with the Computer Science Specialization are exempt from the ITSE 1333 Mobile Applications Development requirement.

**The Computer Science Specialization may only be chosen as a primary specialization and requires all three courses.

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<

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, North Lake and Richland campus only

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

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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications OR (4)
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing AND (3)
+Elective Technical Elective (one course) (1)
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
XXXX X4XX Introductory Specialization (one course) 4
Elective List B - Course (one course) 4
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
XXXX XXXX Database Course - List A (one course) 3-4
XXXX X4XX Advanced Specialization (one course) 4
ITSW 1410 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software OR (4)
Elective Any three or four SCH
ARTC, ARTV, COSC, GAME, IMED, INEW, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, or ITSW course OR
(3-4)
ITNW 1264 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
Semester Total 13-16
Minimum Hours Required 29-32

Introductory and Advanced Emphasis Course Pairings

Course Course Title Credit Hours

Introductory Course

ITSE 1402 Computer Programming OR 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 OR (4)
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming (4)

Advanced Course

ITSE 2459 Advanced Computer Programming OR 4
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals 3 (4)

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours

Introductory Course

ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming 4

Advanced Course

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)

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours

Introductory Course

ITSE 2417 Java Programming 4

Advanced Course

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

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours

Introductory Course

ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming 4

Advanced Course

ITSE 2431 Advanced C++ Programming 4

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours

Introductory Course

ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming 4

Advanced Course

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 Courses

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

 

List B - Course (one course)

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
IMED 2415 Web Design 2 4
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4
ITMT 1458 Windows Client Operating System 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems 4
ITNW 1413 Computer Virtualization 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software 4
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming 4
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming 4
ITSE 1450 System Analysis and Design 4
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programing 4

+Technical Elective - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1191 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 1
ITCC 1191 Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1
ITNW 1164 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
ITNW 1192 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
ITSC 1164 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
ITSC 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 1
ITSC 1171 Introduction to Computers 1
ITSC 1191 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
ITSE 1191 Special Topics in Computer Programming 1
ITSY 1191 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 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 -- PYTHON PROGRAMMING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.SQL

The SQL Skills Achievement Award is for students who wish to learn the essentials of database design, administration, and maintenance. Students will set up a database server and use modern database tools to create database tables, relationships, and queries.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
POFI 2350 Databases 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1346 Database Theory and Design 3
ITSE 2309 Database Programming 3
Semester Total 6
Minimum Hours Required 12

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 -- VISUAL STUDIO DEVELOPER

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven and El Centro campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.VISUAL.9/14

This certificate provides programmers with skills knowledge, and expertise to utilize Microsoft Visual Studio.NET to create rich client applications, components, and services built on the latest .NET Framework and preparation required to pass the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Developer Exams in Windows Forms Applications, ASP.NET Web Applications and SQL Server Database Applications.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming OR 4
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 OR (4)
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL OR (4)
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database (4)
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic .Net Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 16

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 -- VISUAL STUDIO ENTERPRISE DEVELOPER (FORMERLY SOLUTION DEVELOPER)

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.VISENTP.9/14

This certificate option is designed to provide students with the skills to design, implement, and administer business solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio development products. The program also provides preparatory training for those wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer certification exams in Database, Web, Windows and Enterprise applications. Upon completion, graduates will be qualified to work as software development engineers, software architects, or system analysts.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming (4)
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact - SQL OR 4
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database (4)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic .NET Database Development with ADO.NET OR 4
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET (4)
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 28

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 -- VISUAL STUDIO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPER (FORMERLY APPLICATION DEVELOPER)

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.VISPROF.9/14

This certificate option is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to build, deploy, and maintain Microsoft Windows Web, and Database applications. The program also provides preparatory training for those wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) certification exams. Upon completion, graduates will be qualified to work as programmers, programmer/analysts or system developers.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 OR 4
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL OR (4)
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database (4)
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic .Net Programming OR 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic .NET Database Development with ADO.NET OR (4)
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET (4)
Semester Total 4
Minimum Hours Required 20

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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