Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Software Emphasis

Western Governors University

April 2016 | Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT) provides a solid foundation in computer information systems and technologies, including programming, web systems, project management, networks, operating systems, databases, and security.

Students seeking the BS IT—Software Emphasis demonstrate additional competencies in this area by obtaining the Java Standard Edition 7 Programmer certification and passing the CIW Perl Fundamentals Exam.
Source: Program Guide Book, Bachelor of Science, IT - Software Emphasis. Page 1. Western Governors University, 2013.


Oracle Java SE 7 Programmer 1 ComptTIA Security+ Certified CIW JavaScript Specialist CIW Web Design Specialist CIW Web Foundations Logo

(Proof of certification credentials are available upon request.)

JAVA E-Commerce & Oracle 9i Diplomas (2005)

Rockwell University
March 2004 to March 2005 | Calverton, Maryland USA

JAVA E-Commerce Application Project: A 3-tier E-Commerce online sales application. EJBs, Java Servlets, JSPs and XML were used to query and update the Oracle database using Apache Web and Tomcat Application Servers on Windows 2000 platform.
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Oracle 9i Project: Newman Store Inventory (Oracle 9i SQL, PLSQL, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, 2004).
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Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Design/Graphic Design (2001)

Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville
September 1998 to July 2001 | Catonsville, Maryland USA

Relevant Course Work: Graphic Design, Website Design & Publishing, Interactive Design, Flash Animation, Business Graphics, Computer Illustration, Drawing, Art Appreciation and Applied Algebra/Trigonometry.

Honors: Magna Cum Laude | Dean's List
Activities and Societies: Phi Theta Kappa

Vocational: Graphic Design Technician Course (1996)

John S. Donaldson Technical Institute (UTT)
1992 to 1996 | Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies

Completed Courses:

  • Painting
  • Typography
  • Visualizing for Graphic Communication
  • Photography

The CIW Web Foundations series consist of three foundation courses and corresponding certification exams that teach and validate more than mere literacy skills. They have a unique understanding of Internet Business, Data Networking and Web Site Design.
Source: CIW | Web Foundations Associates Are Skilled with Internet Technology. (2013). Retrieved from .

The CIW Web Design Specialist course teaches you how to design and publish Web sites. General topics include Web Site Development Essentials (such as the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development), Web Design Elements (such as aesthetics, the site user's experience, navigation, usability and accessibility), Basic Web Technologies (such as basic Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, site publishing and maintenance) and Advanced Web Technologies (such as multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases).
Source: CIW | Web Design Specialists Are Experts in Web Site Design. (2013). Retrieved from .

The CIW JavaScript Specialist course teaches developers how to use the features of the JavaScript language to design client-side, platform-independent solutions. Students will also understand and use the most popular applications of JavaScript. These specialized Web language skills can help you begin or grow a career in advanced Web development and technologies.
Source: CIW | JavaScript Specialists Develop Front-End Applications for the Web. (2013). Retrieved from .