Certificate in Computer Science

The program focuses on developing the technical skills and knowledge required to work in the computer software and information technology industry.

Students entering the program must complete the following:

  • Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better in courses taken outside of the department.
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in each course taken within the department.
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in all direct and indirect prerequisites courses listed in the catalog before advancing to the next level course in a sequence for English, Mathematics, and Science course.

Information reagrding admission procedures : CSUDH Admissions, Cal State Apply

A. UPPER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS (18 UNITS):
1. REQUIRED COURSES (3 UNITS):
CSC 311Data Structures
CSC 321Programming Languages
CSC 331Computer Organization
2. ELECTIVES : Select Three Courses from the following (9 UNITS)
CSC 353File Processing
CSC 361System Programming
CSC 401Analysis of Algorithms
CSC 411Artificial Intelligence
CSC 421Advanced Programming Languages
CSC 431Advanced Computer Organisation
CSC 441Advanced Operating Systems
CSC 451Computer Networks
CSC 453Data Management
CSC 455World Wide Web Design & Management
CSC 461Computer Graphic I
CSC 463Computer Graphics II
CSC 471Compiler Construction
MAT 361Finite Automata
MAT 367Numerical Analysis I
MAT 369Numerical Analysis II