Career and Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies

_Certificate in Software Development (Admissions no longer accepted.)


Note: Admissions to this program is no longer accepted. If you are interested in an undergraduate program in the information technology field, please refer to the Certificate in Computers and Information Technology.

The Certificate in Software Development acts as a bridge to higher-level computing qualifications and provides a solid foundation in the concepts and techniques required for effective planning, design and development of software applications and systems, applied computer knowledge in networking and internet technologies. The program provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume entry-level positions in the field of information technology, data entry operator, data center operations support, software development and maintenance specialist, network administrator, media technician, internet and web specialists, computer support consultant, help desk analyst, and technical support specialist.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
CO-REQUISITE (This course must be taken at the beginning of the program):
CMSC 101Mathematical Tools for Management ProfessionalsCMSC 000 or Exemption by Examination TestTUEMON/WED  
10 REQUIRED Courses: (30 Credits)
CCCS 300Programming Techniques 1Corequisites: MGCR 331 or CCCS 280THUMON/WED  
CCCS 301Programming Techniques 2CCCS 300MON   
CCCS 310Web DevelopmentCCCS 300MON/WED THU   
CCCS 315Data Structures & AlgorithmsCCCS 300TUE   
CCCS 321Operating Systems AdministrationCo-requisite: MGCR 331 or CCCS 280    
CCCS 325Mobile Application DevelopmentPrerequisite: CCCS 300.    
CCCS 330Database Design and Business Applications Dev.CCCS 300     
CCCS 431Networking FundamentalsCCCS 321WED   
CMIS 422Information System SecurityMGCR 331 or CCCS 280    
MGCR 331Information SystemsCMSC 101 College Algebra and Functions or equivalent Basic computer skills including DOS, Spreadsheets and Word-processing and DatabaseMON