2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)
Degree Plan: Software Programmer/Developer Assistant Certificate

(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, ITMC, 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
ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4
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.