NYSCAS: New York School of Career and Applied Studies

Certificates


CERTIFICATES

 

Certificate programs are recommended for the student who wishes to enter the job market prior to completing the Associate in Science Degree. Students can earn a certificate in Business Management and Administration in Accounting or Business Management, a certificate in Medical Coding and Billing, seven different certificates in Computer Science, and a certificate in Digital Media Arts (DMX). In order to earn a certificate, students must successfully complete the following:

Certificate in Accounting (31 credits)

GLL 112 Communications Skills 4
GCO 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GSM 130 College Mathematics 3
GBA 101/103 Principles of Accounting I/Workshop 4
GBA 102/104 Principles of Accounting II/Workshop 4
GBA 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
GBA 213 Cost Accounting 3
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3
One Approved Elective or Internship 3

Certificate in Management (31 credits)

GLL 112 Communications Skills 4
GSM 130 College Mathematics 3
GCO 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GBA 101/103 Principles of Accounting 1/Workshop 4
GBA 102/104 Principles of Accounting II/Workshop 4
GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBK 101 Principles of Marketing 3
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3
GBM 224 Human Resource Management 3

Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing (30 credits)

GLL 112

GLL
Communications Skills
OR
Any other college writing course
4
GSB 111

GSB 117
Human Biology I
OR
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
GBM 273 Medical Office Management 3
HIA 102 Medical Records Analysis 2
HIA 105 Medical Terminology I & II 4
HIA 107 ICD9 - CM Coding I 2
HIA 108 ICD9 - CM Coding II 2
HIA 111 CPT Coding I 2
HIA 112 Manual and Electronic Physician Billing 3
HIA 115 CPT Coding Advanced 2
HIA 498 Internship 2

Certificate in Electronic Document Processing (32 Credits)

GLL 112 Communication Skills 4
GBM 227 Principles of Office Technology 3
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0
GCO 103

GCO 120
Computer Concepts
OR
Fundamentals of Computers
4
GCO 105 Internet Tools 3
GCO 110 Electronic Document Processing I 4
GCO 111 Electronic Document Processing II 4
GCO 130

GCO 138
Survey of PC Applications
OR
Computer Theory with Operating System
4
GCO 498

GCO
Internship
OR
Approved Computer Elective
3

Certificate in Networking (Local Area Network Track) (26 credits)

This certificate prepares students for positions in Local Area Network administration, and is an intensive track for those who have sufficient time for extensive lab assignments and practicum outside of class. Students may take certification exams given by Microsoft and/or other vendors toward MCSE and MCP Certifications.

GCO 103 Computer Concepts 4
GCO 240 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
GCO 354 Local Area Network Concepts and Software 3
GCO 355 Advanced Local Area Network Architecture and Software/Lab 4
GCO 356 Advanced Topics in Local Area Networks/Lab 4
GCO 451 Special Topics in Computer Science/Lab 4
GCO 462 Advanced Topics in Data Communications/Lab 4
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0

Certificate in Networking (Wide Area Network Track) (26 credits)

This certificate prepares students for positions in Wide Area Network administration, and is an intensive track for those students who have sufficient time for extensive lab assignments and practicum outside of class. Students may take certification exams given by Cisco toward a CCNA.

GCO 103 Computer Concepts 4
GCO 223 Wide Area Networks I/Lab 4
GCO 224 Wide Area Networks II/Lab 4
GCO 240 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
GCO 268 Wide Area Networks III/Lab 4
GCO 351 Computer Hardware 3
GCO 370 Wide Area Networks IV/Lab 4
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0

Certificate in Desktop Publishing (26 credits)

This certificate utilizes design theory in conjunction with popular software packages to prepare students for entry-level graphic design and page layout positions.

GCO 103

GCO 120
Computer Concepts
OR
Fundamentals of Computers
4
GCD 150 Foundations of Design I 3
GCD 155 Foundations of Design II 3
GCD 230 Electronic Desktop Publishing I 3
GCD 235 Computer Graphic Design I 3
GCD 231 Electronic Desktop Publishing II 3
GCD 236 Computer Graphic Design II 3
GCD 263

GCD
Web Page Design I/Lab
OR
Approved Desktop Publishing elective/Lab
4
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0

Certificate in Microcomputer Support Technology (27 credits)

This certificate provides sufficient application software, operating system knowledge, and networking experience to prepare the student for a position in microcomputer support, as a help-desk technician.

GCO 103 Computer Concepts 4
GCO 105 Internet Tools for Non-Majors 3
GCO 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GCO 202 Networking Essentials 3
GCO 234 LAN Applications I 1
GCO 240 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
GCO 254 Database Applications 3
GCO 351 Computer Hardware 3
GCO 354 Local Area Network Concepts and Software 3
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0

Certificate in Programming (Visual Basic) (25 credits)

This certificate prepares the student with programming experience in the Visual Basic programming language, and is an intensive program requiring time outside of class to complete assignments. Specific topics may address advanced databases, web programming, and extensive business applications.

GCO 126 Computer Milieu 1
GCO 141 Introduction to Programming/Lab 4
GCO 270 Visual Basic I/Lab 4
GCO 272 Visual Basic II/Lab 4
GCO 344 Relational Database/Lab 4
GCO 366 Projects in Programming/Lab 4
GCO 451 Special Topics on Computer Science 4
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0

Certificate in Programming (Java) (25 credits)

This certificate prepares the student with programming experience in the Java programming language, and is an intensive program requiring time outside of class to complete assignments.  Specific topics may address Java Applets, developing web applications, remote objects, and Javabeans, along with extensive discussion of Internet applications.

GCO 126 Computer Milieu 1
GCO 141 Introduction to Programming/Lab 4
GCO 220 Java I/Lab 4
GCO 222 Java II/Lab 4
GCO 344 Relational Database/Lab 4
GCO 366 Projects in Programming/Lab 4
GCO 451 Special Topics on Computer Science 4
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0

Certificate in Digital Media Arts (Dmx) (30 credits)

This self-contained, rigorous curriculum, by developing real-world, hands-on skill, as well as in-depth technical knowledge of job-functions related to contemporary digital and analog audio arts and related digital media, is designed to fully prepare students for entry-level postions in the audio industry.

GCO 123 Basics of Digital Applications 3
GCO 128 Audio Electronics 3
GCO 149 Acoustics and Sound 3
GCO 153 Electronic Systems (Microphones, Amplifiers and Speakers) 3
GCO 154 Audio Processing Devices and Mixing 3
GCO 226 Digital Audio Mixing Advanced 3
GCO 227 MIDI Applications, Synthesis and Virtual Synthesis 3
GCO 269 Post-Production 3
GCO 285 The Recording Studio 3
GBM 125 The Music Business 3


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