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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COBOL Certificate

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This Certificate will provide the opportunity for current students or industry professionals to gain the necessary skills to support a workplace that continues to rely heavily on the COBOL programming language. Students will cover the theory and practice of writing programs in COBOL to support the processing of transactions from banks, ATM machines, Point-of-Sale, and other business activities. At least 19 credit hours are required for the COBOL Certificate. Students must complete nine credit hours at Avila, six of which must be above the 300 level.


The student will aquire appropriate foundational programming skills in COBOL (CS 167 , CS 316 ).

The student will design and implement advanced computer programs to solve problems in COBOL (CS 356 , CS 368 ).


The outcomes for the COBOL Certificate are assessed through a combination of written and performance examinations and written and performance assignments.

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