Certificates

Dakota State University

Certificates

12 credits:  CSC 150 Computer Science I,
                     CSC 234 Software Security,
                     CSC 245 Information Security Fundamentals, and
                     CSC 250 Computer Science II.

Intended outcomes include problem solving, algorithm development, design, and programming concepts; supportive topics such as sequence, selection, repetition, functions, and arrays; attack methodologies and techniques that lead to software vulnerabilities; information assurance, with emphasis on current threats and vulnerabilities; information security plans to mitigate risk; and advanced treatment of functions, data types such as arrays and structures, and files.

12 credits: CSC 150 Computer Science I,
                    CSC 328 Operating Environments,
                    CSC 383 Networking I, and
                    CSC 385 Networking II.

Intended outcomes include develop skills in specific topics including sequence, selection, repetition, functions, and arrays; learn to configure and manage Cisco switches within multiprotocol internetworks; learn to resolve IT system problems and meet the needs of users by applying troubleshooting methods; learn and understand the role of the operating system in computer operations; learn LAN topologies, media choices, protocols and transmission techniques; and learn technical networking essentials of the development, maintenance and use of e-commerce sites.

12 credits: CSC 150 Computer Science I,
                    CSC 234 Software Security,
                    CSC 250 Computer Science II, and
                    CSC 260 Object Oriented Design.

Intended outcomes include develop skills in problem solving, algorithm development, design, and programming concepts; become proficient in object-oriented programming methodologies, including Unified Modeling Language (UML); understand compiled and web-based software to illustrate attack methodologies and techniques that lead to software vulnerabilities that violate fundamental security principles; understand object-oriented programming methodologies; engage in hands-on exercises in compiled and web-based software to understand software vulnerabilities.

Southeast Technical Institute

Diplomas

35 credits required. 1-year diploma.

Does the thought of working as a high-tech computer technician inspire you? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in just one year with a Computer Technician diploma. As a Computer Technician you’ll provide expertise and assistance for people using computer software or equipment. You’ll learn to install, modify and make minor repairs to microcomputer hardware and software systems, as well as provide technical assistance and training to system users. You’ll also learn to install or assist service personnel in installation of hardware and peripheral components, answer client inquiries in person and via telephone, diagnose system hardware, software, and operator problems; and recommend or perform minor remedial actions to correct problems.

Southeast Tech Computer Technician

36 credits required. 1-year diploma.

Do you enjoy assisting people and working with high-tech computer software? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in just one year with a Software Support Specialist diploma. As a Software Support Specialist, you’ll be able to provide customer support for software applications, communicate suggestions for software enhancements and answer client inquiries.

You’ll also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the MS Office Suite as well as fundamental concepts of computer programming and web development.

Southeast Tech Software Support