Award: Certificate in Computer Information Systems
For more information: Contact Mark Dencler, 443-412-2439, email@example.com; Prof. AC Chapin, 443-412-2136, firstname.lastname@example.org; Prof. John Mayhorne,
443-412-2382, email@example.com; or Advising, Career,
and Transfer Services, 443-412-2301.
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This certificate program is recommended for students
with a baccalaureate degree wishing to explore and/or make
a career change to the computer field. The courses prepare
students to solve business, administrative or statistical
problems by utilizing computer software, language,
Upon successful completion of this program of study, students will be able to:
- Analyze the use of commercial software applications, hardware, networks, programming, and other technologies in information systems at a level of competence appropriate to joining the workforce.
- Use, maintain and modify existing information systems.
- Design and implement new information systems.
- Demonstrate the skills to work in a business environment including working in teams, project management, and professional and effective communication with a wider audience.
* Any CIS/CSI course(s) may be taken to satisfy the CIS elective.
** Programming electives include CIS 111, 201, 205, 207,
214, 215, 217, 219, 221, 225, and CSI 131 and 132.
Computer Information Systems- Programming, 32-34 credits
Occupations: Software developers and Computer Programmers
Link to O*Net: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1021.00
Tuition and Fees: $4.400.00
Time to Completion: 2 years
Note: The 2011-2012 Catalog was used to define credits to completion, and program cost.
Program length is calculated based on average 9 credits per semester, assumed the student was college ready and not required to take developmental course(s).
These figures are based on estimations, and do not include any increases that may occur in course materials or credit fees.
For additional information go to: http://www.harford.edu/catalog/pdf/gainful-employment.pdf
The U.S. Industrial Outlook from the U.S. Department
of Commerce forecasts an increased need for professional
training services and software enhancements/modifications
as primary revenue sources for computer professional services.
The report indicates continuing growth of the computer
industry. A number of opportunities will be available in
Harford County as additional Computer Information
Systems positions are created through the Base Realignment
and Closure (BRAC) program.
Students earning a certificate from HCC must complete or demonstrate exemption from the following courses: ENG 003
and ENG 012, or ENG 018; and MATH 001 or MATH 010. See graduation
requirement details in this catalog for further information.