Certificate in Computing and Information Systems is designed to
provide a solid educational base in information systems, to be the
equivalent of a minor in Information Systems, and to qualify students
for employment opportunities.
The programming language requirements for new students of the
program are COMP 268 (Java) and COMP 272 (Java), as noted below.
in a program may graduate with other combinations of programming
language(s) in introductory programming and data structures. Refer
to the Web
site for descriptions of the various acceptable and suitable combinations.
Students who have not yet completed an acceptable combination,
should consult with the Program Director to determine which course(s)
should take that will satisfy the requirements. Some courses will
begin to specify Java as a prerequisite, but usually allow other
It is recommended that students take no more than 3 COMP courses
simultaneously while completing the certificate.
AU advisors have developed a Program Plan to assist you, or you can email Advising