CIS Professional Certificate in Object-Oriented Design & Programming

Business Division
Certificate E0723

The CIS Professional Certificate in Object-Oriented Design and Programming prepares students for a career in computer programming. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that provides students the skills to design and develop business applications using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and an object-oriented programming language. Students will demonstrate the ability to design and implement business environment applications that will contain the front end user interface and back end database. Students in this program select one of the following three programming language concentrations: Visual Basic.NET, Java or C++. Career opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for systems, mobile devices, device drivers and software engineering.

Required Courses

Core Courses
CISP 10Principles of Object-Oriented Design2.5
Choose one from the following programming tracks:7
Visual Basic.NET
Programming in Visual Basic
Programming in Visual Basic Laboratory
Advanced Visual Basic .NET
Advanced Visual Basic.NET Laboratory
Programming in Java
Programming in Java Laboratory
Advanced Java Programming
Advanced Java Laboratory
Programming in C++
Programming in C++ Laboratory
Advanced C++ Programming
Advanced C++ Programming Laboratory
Total Units9.5

CIS Program Website

 Guided Pathway of Study

Explore Your Future in Object-Oriented Design & Programming

The Guided Pathway of Study grid below offers a semester by semester plan for achieving the CIS Professional Certificate in Object-Oriented Design & Programming as recommended by content Faculty Members and Counselors. 

If you are unable to meet this recommended  plan,  please make an appointment with a counselor who will assist you with developing your personal Guided Pathway of Study for this program. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Semester 1Units
CISP 10 Principles of Object-Oriented Design 2.5
CISP 11 Programming in Visual Basic 3
CISP 11L Programming in Visual Basic Laboratory 0.5
Semester 2
CISP 14 Advanced Visual Basic .NET 3
CISP 14L Advanced Visual Basic.NET Laboratory 0.5
 Total Units9.5

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Write valid decision statements (if/else constructs) in the C#.NET programming language.
  • Create an object oriented program using multiple classes in the C#.NET programming language.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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