2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: System i Developer Assistant Certificate

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

El Centro 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.SYSTI/ASST.14

This one-year certificate option focuses on server side development of basic skills and knowledge using SQL Server, ASP.NET, SharePoint, and PHP applications on IBM i Systems. Graduates will be qualified to enter the business environment as an entry-level applications developer assistant.

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



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)
IMED 1416 Web Design I 4
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4


Database Course - List A (1 course) 3-4
ITSC 1411 AS/400 Operating System I OR 4
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming (4)
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4
Minimum Hours Required 23-24

List A - Database Courses

ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 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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