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Certificates in Computer Sciences

Pictured | Joseph Lyons | Certificate in Computer Programming | Plymouth, Indiana (hometown)

Certificate in Computer Applications

The Certificate in Computer Applications provides students with the knowledge and understanding of various information technologies. It provides the necessary technical expertise to those who currently hold positions that make extensive use of computer technology and its applications but feel a gap in their IT knowledge. It also provide expertise to those who are considering such positions in the future and need solid knowledge and expertise in the use and integration of computer applications and introduction to various ways computers are used to solve problems. Potential students who may benefit from this certificate may be found in many organizations, including health care, science and engineering, government, and not-for-profit agencies. In addition, existing students at IU South Bend, may find this certificate complementary to their major.

Students can take courses related to computer hardware and software components and learn how they operate, learn common office automation and productivity application software, introductory courses in operating systems, problem solving using programming, event driven programming and graphical user interfaces, web programming, computer networks and the client/server computing model, and multimedia arts and technology.

Students should contact the department office ( or (574) 520-5521) before their first semester to schedule a meeting with a computer science advisor to develop a plan for their academic course of study.

  • The student must complete the following courses at IU South Bend with a grade of C– or higher (some courses may require higher grades; check course specific requirements). At least 12 of the 15 credits must be taken at IU South Bend.
  • In addition, the student may be required to take additional courses to remedy deficiencies in their background.
  • All classes are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.

Requirements (15 cr.)

Select at least 15 credits from the following:

  • CSCI-A 106 Introduction to Computing
  • CSCI-A 107 Advanced Microcomputing (4 cr.)
  • CSCI-A 201 Introduction to Programming (4 cr.)
  • CSCI-A 340 An Introduction to Web Programming
  • CSCI-B 100 Problem Solving Using Computers (4 cr.)
    A grade of C or better required to take higher level courses. Placement exam is available.
  • CSCI-C 101 Computer Programming I (4 cr.)
    Test out is available.
  • CSCI-C 151 Multiuser Operating Systems (2 cr.)
  • INFO-I 213 Web Site Design and Development
  • INFO-I 310 Multimedia Arts and Technology
  • INFO-I 320 Distributed Systems and Collaborative Computing

Academic Bulletins

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2021-2022 Campus Bulletin
2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.