Open Source

Degree offered

Certificate of Recognition in Open Source

Credits required 12

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information Systems, ext. 2403

Program Code: OP

Program Goals Statement

Open Source is software code available for others to look at, modify, and use. It provides an alternative-computing platform that is far more under the control of the user and developer. It also meets the need for training required by companies and government agencies beginning to use open source products.

Program information

  • Basic knowledge of computers, operating systems, and application software is of value but is not required.
  • Transfer credit for any Computer Information Systems (CIS or CIT) course must be approved by the CI Department Chair or by a full-time CI faculty member.

Program Requirments

Program Courses

CIS 122Internet Developer

3 credits

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CIS 122, CIT 163, CIT 164

CIS 122: recommended

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

CIS 122, CIS 159

CIS 122: if not taken in Semester 1

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