Technology Certificate Program

The certificate program in Internet and Information Technology provides students with a broad understanding of Internet-based technologies for the design, development, maintenance, and support of such digital media as hyperlinked texts, static and moving imagery, audio, video, and multiple interfaces of these media. For those seeking immediate employment in a burgeoning field or for professionals currently in the field who wish to enhance job skills, the certificate program offers training and education for students with varied interests, backgrounds, and preparation. Using an integrated, interdisciplinary approach, the program combines instruction in technology, art, and writing, providing valuable skills in communication, programming, database and e-commerce, artistic layout and design, and animation.

Common Core Requirements

Courses Credits
ENGL-101: English Composition I 3

MA-321: Mathematics in Contemporary Society (or higher)1

Flexible Core: 2A., 2B., 2C., 2D. or 2E.: History or Social Sciences 3
Subtotal 9

Major Requirements

Courses Credits
ET-504: Operating Systems and System Deployment 2

ET-575: Introduction to C++ Programming, Design & Implementation

ET-704: Network Fundamentals I 4
ET-710: Web Technology I 3
ET-712: Web Client Programming 3
Subtotal 15

Electives (choose 6 credits from:)

Courses Credits
ET-375: Introduction to Robotics 4

ET-481: Personal Computer Technology, Architecture, and Troubleshooting

ET-570: Creating Smartphone Apps 3
ET-714: Web Technologies II 4
ET-716: Java Programming Technology 4
ET-718: Database Technology 3

ET-720: Advanced Web and Multimedia Programming Applications

ET-725 : Computer Network Security 3
ET-728: Web Technology: XML 3
Subtotal 6

Total Credits Required


1 Based on Math placement, students may take MA-114, MA-119, MA-440 or MA-441 in place of MA-321.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.