Blockchain Technology

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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.

This is a Fast Track Certificate, which can be completed in two semesters or less.

Details

Field of Interest
Computer and Information Technology
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Blockchain Technology (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5274N
Total credits required
6
Catalog Year
2022-2023
Effective Term
Fall 2022
Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.
CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, or equivalent skills are recommended.

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Define blockchain and its applications.
  2. Describe a broad utility of blockchain technologies and their uses.
  3. Explain the significance of cryptocurrencies.
  4. Write a smart contract using permissioned or public blockchains.

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Computer and Information Systems Managers

$134,640

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2021.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS171 Survey of Blockchain Technology 3
CIS231 or
CIS261
Ethereum Blockchain Application Development or Hyperledger Blockchain Application Development 3
Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Blockchain Technology (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=167619).

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