GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COMPUTER SOFTWARE TECHNICIAN

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will write a computer program using either C/C++, Java, or Visual Basic; and demonstrate the ability to independently create, save, modify and print a document using a word processing program and appropriate assistive technology.
This program is designed to train students to meet the rapidly growing need for qualified hardware/software technicians, having a blend of hardware and software skills. To earn a certificate, the student must complete the required core courses, and choose other courses from the additional courses to total 32 units.


PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  CS/IS 101 Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 5


CS/IS 112
CS/IS 110 or
CS/IS 112 or
CS/IS 135
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to Programming Using JAVA
Programming in C/C++
3 or
3 or
3
  CS/IS 190 Intro to Computer Networks 3
  ECT 110 Electricity and Electronics Principles 4
 

Select courses from the following list to complete the minimum 32 units

CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101 BUSAD 106 Written Business Communication 3
  BUSAD 110 Human Relations in Business 3
  CABOT 206 Macintosh Basics 1
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
  CS/IS 120 Visual Basic 3
  CS/IS 130 Introduction to Algorithms 3
CS/IS 112 CS/IS 135 Programming in C/C++ 3
  CS/IS 137 Visual C++ Object-Oriented Programming and Advanced Topics 4
CS/IS 112 CS/IS 139 JAVA 3
  CS/IS 191 Internet Orientation 1
  ECT 100 Technical Mathematics for Electronics 3
ECT 102 or equivalent and corequisite ECT 252 ECT 201 Solid State Devices 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 32
Courses taken more than three years before the granting of the certificate must have division chair approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.

August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Computer Software Technician (2013-14 catalog)
Computer Software Technician (2011-12 catalog)
Computer Software Technician (2009-10 catalog)