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CIS Certificates

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Hardware and Network Support is designed to prepare students for entry-level network technician jobs and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. As computer and telecommunications technologies become more complex, customer service/technical support is becoming increasingly important. Companies desire to hire highly qualified and motivated individuals in this expanding field.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Information Systems Technologies program is designed to provide training for various entry-level positions in computer systems. Career path opportunities include: help desk support, computer technician, programmer/analyst, software developer, computer hardware and software salesperson, network administrator. Other Computer Information Systems Technologies programs are offered at Scottsdale Community College (SCC): an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Information Systems Technologies and Certificates of Completion in Database Development, Software Development, and Computer Hardware and Network Support.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Database Development prepares students to design and implement the infrastructure for business solutions using database and programming tools. The Certificate focuses on administrative tasks and building database applications using programming skills such as data collection, query techniques, and database creation.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux Professional program is designed to help to prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized Linux certification exams as well as provide practical hands-on skills for the work place. The program includes a core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, System Administration, Network Administration and Network Security. These classes will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills. Objectives for a variety of industry certifications are encompassed within course and program objectives.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Network Administration is designed to provide the student with training for a variety of entry-level positions related to computer systems. Career opportunities include Local Area Network (LAN) administrator, systems analyst, and technical support.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Software Development prepares students for entry-level positions in software development. Students will be able to develop and maintain software applications including those needed for corporate web systems using interactive applications. Students will be able to write programs to interact with a corporate database using client-server and web-based technologies.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Design Technologies program is developed to prepare students to design, create and administer interactive and professional web sites. Courses focus on "hands-on" experience with web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including store front setup. The program focuses on user interface technologies such as Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language (XHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript and Flash. Potential job opportunities upon program completion include web designer, web marketing manager, web manager or e-commerce manager. An Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Web Design Technologies is also available.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Development prepares students to design, create, and administer interactive and professional web sites that utilize server side programming technologies. Web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including store front setup, are integral components of this degree which focuses on server-side programming. In addition to web page creation, students study object-oriented systems analysis and design methods, structured programming logic and design, programming in an Object Oriented Programming Language, and database design and development.