Data Center Operations Engineering - Certificate

With the rapid acceleration of technology through innovation on a global basis, industries recognize the need for young engineers who possess base line knowledge in areas of data system management and an understanding of the system level of complex data center processing systems. In both government and industry there is a growing need for undergraduate engineering students that possess the requisite knowledge and skill sets pertaining to complex data systems management and this certificate program includes a set of courses to assure students develop this knowledge and skill set. Completion of this certificate requires completion of the following educational outcomes:

  1. to know and apply principles of engineering management
  2. to understand principles of systems level engineering and their application to specific data center system operations
  3. to be able to go beyond understanding concepts and demonstrate appropriate usage of systems engineering principles in a design context

For additional information, contact the Data Center Operations Engineering Certificate coordinator or Engineering Academic and Student Affairs, EABB, (979) 845-7200.

ISEN 440Systems Thinking3
Select one of the following:4
Programming I
Introduction to Computer Science Concepts and Programming
Introduction to Program Design and Concepts
Structured Programming in C
Select two of the following:6
Distributed Systems
Structures of Interactive Information
Information Storage and Retrieval
Digital Communications
Operations Research II
Quality Engineering
Total Quality Engineering
Organizational Systems
Special Topics in...
Heat Transfer
Principles of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
Thermal-Fluids Analysis and Design
Total Semester Credit Hours13