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Major: 5274N
Effective Term: 2024 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 6
CIP Code: 11.0902

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
15-1299.00 Computer Occupations, All Other

Upon completion of a bachelor’s degree, students may pursue a career as:
11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers
15-1241.00 Computer Network Architects

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Blockchain Technology program is designed for students who want to supplement their education, IT experience, and certifications in various coding, computer science, and cyber security fields by developing skills in applying blockchain for the development of smart contracts. Survey of broad utility of blockchain technologies for the development of smart contracts, familiarity with cryptocurrencies, and writing smart contracts on Ethereum and/or Hyperledger blockchain.

Learning Outcomes
1. Define blockchain and its applications. (CIS171)
2. Describe a broad utility of blockchain technologies and their uses. (CIS171)
3. Explain the significance of cryptocurrencies. (CIS171)
4. Write a smart contract using permissioned or public blockchains. (CIS231, CIS261)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, or equivalent skills are recommended.

Required Courses
CIS171 Survey of Blockchain Technology 3

+ CIS231 Ethereum Blockchain Application Development (3) OR
+ CIS261 Hyperledger Blockchain Application Development (3) 3
Credits: 6

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: October 24, 2023

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.