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Certificate of Proficiency in Information Technology

This Computer Science/Information Technology certificate program is designed primarily for the student in the work environment seeking to become computer literate through a non-degree course of study. A certificate will be awarded to students completing the courses with a cumulative average of 2.0 or higher. This curriculum provides a basic core of hardware and software courses with 12 credits additional CSIT elective courses designed to address needs in preparing the student for advancement in the work environment or to the next level of computer science study.

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  • MATH 151 A Survey of Mathematics OR MATH 171 Finite Mathematics OR MATH 181 Introduction to Probablity 3 cr. OR higher than MATH 181
  • 200 Level Computer Science Elective (3 cr)
  • Computer Science Electives (CSIT-115 or higher) 9 crs.

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Contact: Dr. Gerald Cohen
Phone: 732-255-0400, Ext. 2165.



Computer Programmer
Database Mnager
Business Analyst
Multimedia Developer
Systems Analyst

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Current students are encouraged to use curriculum guides, along with their Student Planning Degree Audit (My Progress Screen), to help make educated, accurate choices when selecting courses.

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A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program for the spring semester.

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Official* 2017-2018 Catalog

Our interactive catalog is updated throughout the year.

*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree at the college.

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