Career and Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies

_Certificate in Systems Analysis and Design (Admissions no longer accepted)


Admissions no longer accepted, please refer to the Certificate in Software Development.

The Certificate in Systems Analysis and Design provides a solid foundation in the concepts and techniques required for effective planning and design of software applications and systems. Emphasis is placed on practical application of techniques towards the development of business applications. Completing this program will enable the pursuit of a career as an analyst within software development or IT organizations.

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 TestTUE/THUWEDTUETUE/THU
8 REQUIRED Courses: (24 Credits)
CCCS 300Programming Techniques 1Corequisites: CMSC 101 and (MGCR 331 or CCCS 280) MON/SAT THUTHU 
INSY 331Managing Information TechnologyMGCR 331    
INSY 333Systems Analysis and ModelingMGCR 331    
INSY 432Information Technology in BusinessMGCR 331    
MGCR 331Information SystemsCMSC 101 College Algebra and Functions or equivalent Basic computer skills including DOS, Spreadsheets and Word-processing and DatabaseMONMONMONMON
CGMG 210Fundamentals of Project ManagementRestriction: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students.MON/THUTUEMON 
CCCS 330Database Design and Business Applications Dev.CCCS 300  THU  
CMIS 422Information System SecurityMGCR 331 or CCCS 280 WED  
2 COMPLEMENTARY Courses to be chosen from the following: (6 Credits)
CCCS 325Mobile Application DevelopmentPrerequisite: CCCS 300. MON WED  
CCCS 301Programming Techniques 2CCCS 300  MON 
CCCS 310Web DevelopmentCCCS 300  THU 
CCCS 315Data Structures & AlgorithmsCCCS 300  TUE 
CCCS 321Operating Systems AdministrationCo-requisite: MGCR 331 or CCCS 280WEDTUE  
CCCS 425Web ServicesCCCS 300    
CCCS 431Networking FundamentalsCCCS 321  WED