Certificate of Completion in Programming and System Analysis

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Programming and System Analysis provides an in-depth exploration of different computer language and technical skills. Includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, team roles, and dynamics. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.CG, EM, GC, MC, PC, PV, SC

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Programming and System Analysis (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5048
Total Credits Required
24
Catalog Year
2018-2019

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below is a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Computer Systems Analysts $88,480
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
9
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 3
CIS126DA or
CIS126DL or
MST150++ or
CIS150AB or
CIS159 or
CIS162++ or
CIS163AA
UNIX Operations System or Linux Operating System or Any Microsoft Windows course or Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals or Visual Basic Programming I or C Programming: Level I or Java Programming: Level I RC 3
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CIS150 Programming Fundamentals RC 3
CIS151 Computer Game Development -Level I RC 3
CIS225 or
CIS225AB or
CIS250
Business Systems Analysis and Design or Object Oriented Analysis and Design or Management of Information Systems RC 3
CIS119DO or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB
Introduction to Oracle: SQL or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database RC 3
Restricted Elective Restricted Elective RE 3

Program Electives

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS251 Computer Game Development - Level II RE 3
CIS259 Visual Basic Programming II RE 3
CIS262++ C Programming: Level II RE 3
CIS263AA Java Programming: Level II RE 3

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HU = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Programming and System Analysis (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125805).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.