Computer Science Certificate

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Computer Science Certificate


The Certificate Program in Computer Science requires 31 credit hours and is designed for a one-year program of study. The program is designed to prepare students for entry level job on Navajo Nation and students may continue to obtain and an associate degree or a baccalaureate degree.

  • General Education Requirements – 13 Credits
  • Core Computer Science Courses – 18 Credits

For more information, please view our Student Catalog.


Computer Science Requirements (31 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCredits
ENG-110   Freshman Composition 3
MTH-121   College Algebra 4
NAV-XXX   Navajo Studies 3
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers 3
Computer Science Core Courses 
Semester ONECredits
ENGR-103   Introduction to Engineering 3
CS-101   Programming I 3
CS-120   Computational Thinking 3
Semester TWO 
CS-150   Introduction to Programming II 3
CS-175   Introduction to Computer Organization 3
CS-125   Scripting 3



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