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Degree and Certificate Information

Associate in Applied Science Degrees

The CIS Program at College of DuPage offers five Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees: Software Development, Application and Technical Support Specialist, Game Design, Game Programming, and Game Animation and Design.

Each degree program consists of a minimum of 64 credits in General Education requirements and program requirements.

Software Development:

The Software Development degree can be earned with emphasis in either Visual Basic, C++, Java, or .NET.


Application and Technical Support Specialist:

Gaming: Game Design, Game Programming, and Game Animation and Design:


College of DuPage offers the following Certificates:

Credits range from 15 to 35.

  • Business Productivity
  • Desktop Database Proficiency
  • Enterprise Database Proficiency
  • Spreadsheet Proficiency
  • C++ Language Proficiency
  • Visual C++ Language Proficiency
  • Java Language Proficiency
  • Visual BASIC Language Proficiency
  • Linux Proficiency
  • Web Technician
  • Web Programmer
  • Game Design and Development
  • Game Programming and Development

 More information on all Certificate requirements

Contact Information

Dr. Sam Shamsuddin, Program Co-coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1530B, (630) 942-2940

Stephen Santello, Program Co-coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1530C, (630) 942-2654

Kim Groesbeck, Program Support Specialist
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1433, (630) 942-2599

Nazia Naqvi, Program Advisor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1530A, (630) 942-2081

Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592


  • Spotlight: Lexie Wilterdink

    Lexie WilterdinkComputer Information Systems

    While studying Game Design and Development at College of DuPage, Lexie Wilterdink was part of a team that won a gold medal in Interactive Application and Video Game Development (College Division) at the 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference. “Game design is not an easy field to get into, and the competition pushed me into going for what I want, and it confirmed this is the right path for me.”

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  • Spotlight: Tucker Wolf

    Tucker WolfComputer Information Systems

    “You are not at COD for anyone else other than you. Really hone in on exactly what it is you want to do, then focus as much time as you can exploring it. College of DuPage’s contribution to my education is huge, especially the SkillsUSA opportunity. I’m going to miss attending COD after I transfer.”

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  • Spotlight: Matthew Vitt

    Matthew VittComputer Information Systems

    “When I actually started computer science classes at College of DuPage, I was very impressed at how knowledgeable the teachers were. Many of the professors at COD do a really great job at teaching their subject matters. I’ve looked at topics in different lights and realized things that I wouldn’t have otherwise seen.”

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  • Spotlight: Robert "RJ" Hickok

    Robert "R.J." HickokComputer Information Systems

    "COD is a blessing in disguise. I'm working with great faculty members who all have incredible resumes. I was startled when I found out some of my professors' previous work histories. For me to be working with such talented people for as little as I pay in tuition shows the power COD has." 

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