CIS Professional in C++ Programming (Certificate E0714)

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Certificate E0714

The CIS Professional Certificate in C++ Programming prepares students for a career in computer programming. It is intended for returning CIS professionals with several years of experience or current students who have completed several CIS courses. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming, database programming and developing a graphical user interface. Students will demonstrate the ability to create business-oriented applications using both the C++ and Visual C++ programming languages; demonstrate effective object-oriented design techniques; write effective program documentation, and demonstrate program troubleshooting skills. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for standalone applications, games and databases.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
CISP 10Principles of Object-Oriented Design2.5
CISP 31Programming in C++3
CISP 31LProgramming in C++ Laboratory0.5
CISP 34Advanced C++ Programming3
CISP 34LAdvanced C++ Programming Laboratory0.5
Choose one from the following sequences:3.5
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server
and Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory
Database Management - Oracle
and Database Management - Oracle Laboratory
Total Units13

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Create event-driven program, using Windows Forms.
  • Connect C++ program to the database and incorporate SQL statements into C++ code.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Guided Pathways of Study

When students can identify a career goal early on in their educational journey, they are more likely to complete on time and succeed. Consistent guidance and a clear outline of the required courses help support students decisions in choosing the right program for them. Explore below to find the programs that most interest you.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
CISB 11 Computer Information Systems 3.5 3.5
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5 3.5
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
A/AS PE 1  
Winter Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4 4
Spring Term 1
CISM 11 Systems Analysis and Design 3.5 3.5
Summer Term 1
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3 1-3
Elective: Degree applicable unit to reach 60 0  
Fall Term 2
CISP 10 Principles of Object-Oriented Design 2.5 2.5
Completion of CISD 21/L, CIS 31/L and 1  
CISP 34/34L Certificate: Programming in C++ 4  
N0634 4  
Winter Term 2
Spring Term 2
A/AS HUM 3  
A/AS BEH 3  
Computer Programming, AS S7302 2  
Certificate: Programming C++ N0634 as noted above 4  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Total Units22-24
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