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West LA College LogoBusiness Application and Database Management
Certificate of Achievement
Major Code: 0701.00
Total Units: 16 units
This program is intended for students interested in business application, database design & programming and e-commerce. Students will be instructed in designing and maintaining databases that are used to serve dynamic data to websites.
Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester:
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Semester 1:
Course Units
CO SCI 933 3
CO SCI 937 3
Total Units Semester 1 6
Semester 2:
Course Units
CO SCI 953 3
CO SCI 988 3
Electives* 4
Total Units Semester 2 10
Total Certificate Units 16
*Electives
Choose an additional 4 units from the following courses CS185, CS912, CS930, CS938, CS955, CS958, CS980
West LA College Logo Network and Information System Security
Certificate of Achievement
Major Code: 0708.10
Total Units: 16 units
This program is intended to help students develop skills to administer industry standards network and information system with security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate network security with industry leading network operating system. This program is also designed to help students prepare to complete CompTIA security+ certification exam.
Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 965 3
CO SCI 980 3
Total Units 6
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 985 3
Electives* 7
Total Units 10
Total Certificate Units 16
*Electives
Choose an additional 7 units from the following courses CS185, CS913, CS916,CS951,CS967,CS973, CS975, CS976, CS977, CS980,CS983,CS984,CS985,CS987, CS989,CS991,CS992
West LA College Logo Web Support and Administration
Certificate of Achievement
Major Code: 0709.00
Total Units: 16 units
This program is intended for students interested in business application, database design & programming and e-commerce. Students will be instructed in designing and maintaining databases that are used to serve dynamic data to websites.
Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 938 3
CO SCI 957 3
Total Units 6
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 958 3
CO SCI 962 4
Electives* 3
Total Units 10
Total Certificate Units 16
*Electives
Choose an additional 3 units from the following courses CS185, CS912, CS937, CS952, CS955, CS962, CS967
West LA College LogoComputer Network Management
Certificate of Achievement
Major Code: 0708.10
Total Units: 17 units
Microsoft and Cisco network training at WLAC prepare students to pass Microsoft and Cisco certification exams. These industry-demand certifications are important to those who wish to pursue a career working with Microsoft and CISCO network. This program helps students build core foundation for Microsoft domain network and learn Cisco router configuration techniques.
Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 972 3
CO SCI 982 3
Total Units 6
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 974 3
Electives* 8
Total Units 11
Total Certificate Units 17
*Electives
Choose an additional 8 units from the following courses CS185, CS913, CS916,CS951,CS967,CS973, CS975, CS976, CS977, CS980,CS983,CS984,CS985,CS987, CS989,CS991,CS992
West LA College Logo Computer Application and Office Technology
Certificate of Achievement - General Office
Major Code: 0514
Total 32 units

The Associate of Arts degree in Computer Application and Office technologies is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training & development. This curriculum prepares students for office administration occupation with emphasis no computer business application such as advanced word processing, electronic spreads sheet, business and computerized accounting.


SLO#1-Use current and emerging computing technology to enhance business and individual productivities.
SLO#2-To create documents, presentations, spreadsheet and database for course work, professional purpose and personal use.
SLO#3-Using a current accounting software package, complete an income statement and balance sheet with inventory and cost of goods sold components.
SLO#4- Analyze a business situation and recommend a plan for improvement.

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 901 3
BUS 1 3
BUS 31 3
Total Units 9
Spring Semester:
Course Units
ACCT 21 3
CAOT Major Elective* 3
BUS 32 3
CO SCI 930 4
Total Units 13
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
ACCT 25 3
Major Elective* 4
CAOT 79 3
Total Units 10
Total Certificate Units 32
*CAOT Major Electives:
Choose an additional 4 units from any CAOT or CSIT courses
West LA College Logo Computer Science Information Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Major Code: 0702.00
Total Units: 30

 

Computer science program is designed to give students a strong background in the fundamentals of  Computer Science, software design and development. Students will be able to document Software System requirements and use different programming languages to design, implement, test and deploy Software Solutions to solve technical/business problems.  The program also covers design, administer, and maintaining databases.

SLO#1 Understand the core components of operating systems
SLO#2 Design/develop/implement software program written in assembly
language to solve business/computer hardware/scientific problems.
SLO#3 Design/develop/implement/test software program which demonstrate the use of classes, objects and file operations  to solve business & scientific problems using C language
SLO#4 Design/develop/implement/test software program which demonstrate the use of data    structures such as lists and queues/stacks to solve business, computer hardware and scientific problems using Java Language

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 902 3
CO SCI 934 (or 935) 3
   
Total Units 6
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 939 3
CO SCI 980 3
Total Units 6
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 990 4
CO SCI 917 3
   
Total Units 7
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 936 3
CS Major Elective* 8
Total Units 11
Total Certificate Units 30
*CS Major Electives:
Choose 8 CO SCI elective units from the following CO SCI courses: 185, 912, 933, 934, 935, 942, 953, 955, 957, 959, 962, 963, 965, 967, 980, or 988.
West LA College Logo Computer Network and Security Management
Certificate of Achievement

Major Code: 0708.10
Total Units: 30 units

Microsoft and Cisco network training at WLAC prepare students to pass Microsoft and Cisco certification exams. These industry-demand certifications are important to those who wish to pursue a career working with Microsoft and CISCO network. This program helps students build core foundation for Microsoft domain network and learn Cisco router configuration techniques.
This program is also intended to help students develop skills to administer industry standards network and information system with security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate network security with industry leading network operating system.  

 

SLO#1-Install, configure and manage industry standard computer operating system with security emphasis
SLO#2-Install, configure, manage  and troubleshoot industry leading network systems
SLO#3-Install and configure routers and switches internetwork operating systems
SLO#4-Administer server network operating systems and infrastructure
SLO#5-Understand a full range of security concepts & techniques and apply them to the network,    application and information system
SLO#6-Learn cloud technology and manage virtualized environments

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 934 3
CO SCI 965 3
   
Total Units 6
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 972 3
CO SCI 980 3
CO SCI 982 3
Total Units 9
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 974 3
CO SCI 985 3
Major Elective* 3
Total Units 9
Spring Semester:
Course Units
Major Elective* 6
   
   
Total Units 6
Total Certificate Units 30
*Major Electives:
Choose an additional 9 units from the following courses CS185, CS913, CS916,CS935, CS951,CS967, CS973, CS975, CS976, CS977,CS983, CS984, CS987,CS988, CS989 CS991, CS992
West LA College Logo Computer Web Support & Database Administration
Certificate of Achievement

Major Code: 0709.00
Total Units: 31 units

This program is intended to help students develop skills in designing, building, programming, populating with contents, branding, and marketing, supporting and managing websites. This program also provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer website security and to manage client-server database.
This program is also intended for students interested in business application, database design & programming and e-commerce. Students will be instructed in designing and maintaining databases that are used to serve dynamic data to websites.

SLO#1 :Understand how the internet uses HTML, Client side and Server side scripting to build modern web sites.

SLO#2 :Design and maintain websites using HTML, CSS and Javascript
SLO#3 :Design and develop web applications using ASP.Net, Javascript and HTML5 technologies
SLO#4 :Design and maintain databases that are used to serve dynamic data to websites
SLO#5 :Design and develop dynamic databases applications using enterprise databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL
SLO#6 :Understand the core concepts in building an E-Commerce site that is published on the internet

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 933 3
CO SCI 957 3
CO SCI 938** 3
Total Units 9
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 953 3
CO SCI 962 4
CO SCI 937** 3
Total Units 10
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 958 4
CO SCI 988 3
Major Elective* 2
Total Units 9
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 963 3
   
   
Total Units 3
Total Certificate Units 31
*Major Electives:
Choose an additional 9 units from the following courses CS185,CS912, CS952, CS955, CS959, CS963, CS967,CS980
** Recommended Elective
 
West LA College Logo Computer Application and Office Technology
Associate of Arts Degree- General Office

Major Code: 0514
Associate of Arts degree follows plan A with 32 units of major, 28 units of G.E
Description: The Associate of Arts degree in Computer Application and Office technologies is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training & development. This curriculum prepares students for office administration occupation with emphasis no computer business application such as advanced word processing, electronic spreads sheet, business and computerized accounting

SLO#1-Use current and emerging computing technology to enhance business and individual productivities.
SLO#2-To create documents, presentations, spreadsheet and database for course work, professional purpose and personal use.
SLO#3-Using a current accounting software package, complete an income statement and balance sheet with inventory and cost of goods sold components.
SLO#4- Analyze a business situation and recommend a plan for improvement

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 901 3
BUS 1 3
BUS 31 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 15
Spring Semester:
Course Units
ACCT 21 3
CAOT Major Elective* 3
BUS 32 3
CO SCI 930 4
GE Elective 3
Total Units 10
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
ACCT 25 3
Major Elective* 4
CAOT 79 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 16
Spring Semester:
Course Units
GE Elective 13
   
   
   
   
Total Units 13
Total Certificate Units 60
*CAOT Major Electives:
Choose an additional 4 units from any CAOT or CSIT courses
West LA College Logo Computer Science Information Technology
Associate of Arts Degree

Major Code: 0702.00
Associate of Arts degree follows plan A with 30 units of major, 30 units of G.E.

Computer science program is designed to give students a strong background in the fundamentals of  Computer Science, software design and development. Students will be able to document Software System requirements and use different programming languages to design, implement, test and deploy Software Solutions to solve technical/business problems.  The program also covers design, administer, and maintaining databases.

SLO#1 Understand the core components of operating systems
SLO#2 Design/develop/implement software program written in assembly
language to solve business/computer hardware/scientific problems.
SLO#3 Design/develop/implement/test software program which demonstrate the use of classes, objects and file operations  to solve business & scientific problems using C language
SLO#4 Design/develop/implement/test software program which demonstrate the use of data    structures such as lists and queues/stacks to solve business, computer hardware and scientific problems using Java Language

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 902 3
CO SCI 934 (or 935) 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 12
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 939 3
CO SCI 980 3
GE Elective 9
Total Units 15
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 990 4
CO SCI 917 3
GE Elective 9
Total Units 16
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 936 3
CS Major Elective* 8
GE Elective 6
Total Units 14
Total Certificate Units 60
*Major Electives:
Choose 8 CO SCI elective units from the following CO SCI courses: 185, 912, 933, 934, 935, 938, 942, 953, 955, 957, 959, 962, 963, 965, 967, 980, or 988.
West LA College Logo Computer Network and Security Management
Associate Degree

Major Code: 0708.10
Total Units: 30 units, plan A or plan B +GE requirements for Associate Degree
Associate of Arts degree follows plan A with 30 units of major, 30 units of G.E.

Associate of Science degree follows plan B with 30 units of major, 18 units of G.E. and 12 units of any CS courses

This program is intended to help students develop skills to administer industry standards network and information system with security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate network security with industry leading network operating system.

This program is also designed to help students prepare to complete CompTIA security+ certification exam. Microsoft and Cisco network training at WLAC prepare students to pass Microsoft and Cisco certification exams. These industry-demand certifications are important to those who wish to pursue a career working with Microsoft and CISCO network. This program helps students build core foundation for Microsoft domain network and learn Cisco router configuration techniques.

SLO#1-Install, configure and manage industry standard computer operating system with security emphasis
SLO#2-Install, configure, manage  and troubleshoot industry leading network systems
SLO#3-Install and configure routers and switches internetwork operating systems
SLO#4-Administer server network operating systems and infrastructure
SLO#5-Understand a full range of security concepts & techniques and apply them to the network,    application and information system
SLO#6-Learn cloud technology and manage virtualized environments

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 934 3
CO SCI 965 3
GE Elective 9
   
Total Units 15
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 972 3
CO SCI 980 3
CO SCI 982 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 15
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 974 3
CO SCI 985 3
Major Elective* 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 15
Spring Semester:
Course Units
Major Elective* 6
GE Elective 9
   
   
Total Units 15
Total Certificate Units 60
*Major Electives:
Choose an additional 9 units from the following courses
CS185,CS913, CS916,CS935, CS951,CS967, CS973, CS975, CS976, CS977, CS983, CS984, CS987,CS988, CS989, CS991,CS992
West LA College LogoComputer Web Support & Database Administration
Associate Degree

Major Code: 0709.00
Associate of Arts degree follows plan A with 31 units of major, 30 units of G.E.
Associate of Science degree follows plan B with 31 units of major, 18 units of G.E. and 12 units of any CS courses

This program is intended to help students develop skills in designing, building, programming, populating with contents, branding, and marketing, supporting and managing websites. This program also provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer website security and to manage client-server database.

This program is also intended for students interested in business application, database design & programming and e-commerce. Students will be instructed in designing and maintaining databases that are used to serve dynamic data to websites.

SLO#1-Understand how the internet uses HTML, Client side and Server side scripting to build modern web sites
SLO#2-Design and maintain websites using HTML, CSS and Javascript
SLO#3-Design and develop web applications using ASP.Net, Javascript and HTML5 technologies
SLO#4-Design and maintain databases that are used to serve dynamic data to websites
SLO#5-Design and develop dynamic databases applications using enterprise databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL SLO#6-Understand the core concepts in building an E-Commerce site that is published on the internet

Recommended Course Sequence for students starting in the Fall Semester
*The required classes are subject to change, please refer to the official college catalog at http://www.wlac.edu/Academic/College-Catalog.aspx for any changes.
YEAR 1
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 933 3
CO SCI 957 3
CO SCI 938** 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 15
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 953 3
CO SCI 962 4
CO SCI 937** 3
GE Elective 6
Total Units 16
YEAR 2
Fall Semester:
Course Units
CO SCI 958 4
CO SCI 988 3
Major Elective* 2
GE Elective 6
Total Units 15
Spring Semester:
Course Units
CS963 3
GE Elective 12
   
   
Total Units 15
Total Certificate Units 61
*Major Electives:
Choose an additional 8 units from the following courses
CS185, CS912, CS952, CS955, CS959, CS963, CS967, CS980
** Recommended Electives:

CS937,CS938

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Course List and Titles

Subject Code Course # Title
CS 185 Directed Study
CS 901 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND THEIR USE
CS 902 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
CS 904 Internet Security Awarness
CS 916 Introduction to Computer Hardware
CS 917 BEGINNING MICRO ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE
CS 930 MICRO-COMPUTER APPLICATION SOFTWARE
CS 933 DATABASE DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING
CS 934 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEMS
CS 935 INTRODUCTION TO LINUX
CS 936 INTRODUCTION TO DATA STRUCTURES
CS 937 E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS
CS 938 Web Application Programming Using Visual Basic VB.net
CS 939 PROGRAMMING IN C
CS 942 Discrete Structure 
CS 948 Advanced Spreadsheet
CS 951 Apple Care Administrator
CS 952 INTRODUCTION TO WEB TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
CS 953 DATABASE MANAGEMENT USING ORACLE
CS 955 Apple Application Developments
CS 957 Introduction to Web Development
CS 958 Web Page Development
CS 959 Advanced Programming for Mobile Devices
CS 962 Web Programming Using JavaScript
CS 963 Web Application Using Active Server Pages (ASP.net)
CS 965 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKS
CS 967 Cloud Virtualization Linux.Apache.MYSQL (LAMP)
CS 972 INTRODUCTION TO CISCO NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS
CS 973 VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD COMPUTING ESSENTIALS
CS 974 INTRODUCTION TO CISCO ROUTERS
CS 975 INFORMATION STORAGE AND MANAGEMENT FOR COMPUTER NETWORKS
CS 980 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SECURITY
CS 982 Introduction to Microsoft Server Operating System
CS 983 Intoduction to Microsoft Network Infrastructure
CS 984 Introduction to Windows Active Directory Services
CS 985 NETWORK AND INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY II
CS 987 VMWARE VSPHERE: INSTALLATION, CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT
CS 988 INSTALLING,CONFIGURING, AND ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT SQL
CS 989 Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 
CS 990 Object-Oriented Programming in Java
CS 991 Networking Laboratory