Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Computer Science, Certificate


Upper Division Requirements
CSC 311Data Structures3
CSC 321Programming Languages3
CSC 331Computer Organization3
Select three courses from the following:9
Operating Systems
File Processing
Systems Programming
Sel Topics in Computer Science
Analysis of Algorithms
Artificial Intelligence
Advanced Programming Languages
Advanced Computer Organization
Advanced Operating Systems
Computer Networks
Data Management
WWW Design and Management
Security Engineering
Computer Graphics I
Computer Graphics II
Compiler Construction I
Senior Seminar
Senior Design
Selected Topics:
Finite Automata
Numerical Analysis I
Numerical Analysis II
Total Hours18


  1. Adequate preparation in terms of the completion of all lower division courses which are prerequisites of courses for this certificate is necessary.
  2. At least four of the six upper division courses must be taken at CSU Dominguez Hills.
  3. None of the upper division courses may be taken as credit/no credit.
  4. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required for all units taken for the certificate.