|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|Applications/Concepts or Info Technology Fundamentals||CIT110 or CIT112||3||ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Principles of Information Security||CIT118||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|Introduction to MS Office||CIT133||3|
|Introduction to Networking||CIT162||3||CIT110 or CIT112 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|PC Hardware and Software||CIT182||3|
|Help Desk Techniques||CIT230||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120; one additional CIT course; ENG095 and RDG095 or ESL098 or placement|
|PC Keyboarding Techniques||OIM100||1|
|Database Design with MS Access||CIT128||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|Visual Basic||CIT216||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|SQL Programming||CIT236||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
This program prepares students to become database programmers or administrators who work with users to identify their needs and design and program reports and forms to meet those needs. The program prepares students to create security procedures, implement backup and recovery processes, and determine necessary system changes.
Graduates of this program qualify for entry-level database programming and support positions in a wide range of organizations.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.bhcc.mass.edu/ certificate-programs.