Computer Operations

Business Division
Upon successful completion of the Computer Operations Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment as a beginning computer operator; his or her ability to use an operating system; and his or her ability to logically solve and write a solution in a first semester programming language course.

Total Units Required 28 - 31.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
C S 11 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
C S 17 Computer Logic 3
C S 45 Microsoft Windows 1
BIM 1A* Beginning Keyboarding 1.5
MATH 80 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 4

Second Semester
C S 32 Computer Operations 3

C S 54 Fundamentals of Data Communications 3
CS 56 Networking Essentials 3

ENG 72 Technical Writing 3
ELECTIVES See Group I Below 3-4

Third Semester
C S 33 Systems Analysis and Design 3

C S 50H Special Studies: Computer Science 2
CS 69V Internship: Computer Science 2
C S 98V Work Experience: Computer Science 2

*or Typing Certificate for 40 WPM+

Group I (Electives)
(minimum of 3 units from the following)
C S 24A Beginning COBOL Programming 3
C S 25 Assembly Language Programming: Macro 3
C S 26A Java Programming 3
C S 27 Engineering FORTRAN 3
C S 28 Visual BASIC Programming 4
C S 29A Pascal Programming 3
C S 31A "C" Programming 3
C S 31B C++ Programming 3
C S 42 UNIX 3