Program Resources
Industry Certifications & Learning Tools for Students


We are here to help you succeed in pursuing your academic goals. Check out all the valuable resources and learning tools available for LBCC students.

Industry Certifications

As you successfully complete certain courses at LBCC, you can take exams and earn industry certificates at our computer labs.

MTA Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS Certification Information

MTA Certification Logo for Introduction to Programming using HTML and CSS
Candidates for this exam should be able to recognize and write syntactically correct HTML and CSS, structure data using HTML elements, and create and apply styles using CSS. Expected to have at least 100 hours of instruction or hands-on experience with HTML and CSS, be familiar with their features and capabilities, and understand how to write, debug, and maintain well-formed HTML and CSS code.

  • COSW 10 – Beginning Website Development
  • COSW 20 – Front End Website Development

MTA Introduction to Programming Using JavaScript Certification Information

MTA Certification Logo for Introduction to Programming using JavaScript
Candidates for this exam should be able to recognize and write syntactically correct JavaScript code, use data types supported by JavaScript, and be able to recognize and write JavaScript code that will logically solve a given problem.

  • COSW 200 – Introduction to JavaScript and JQuery
check out more Industry Certifications offered by COS department.

download iconCOS Industry Certification Flyer



Helpful Links


Github Logo
GitHub is a web-based hosting service for version control using Git. It is mostly used for computer code. It offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git as well as adding its own features.



CodePen Logo
CodePen is a social development environment. At its heart, it allows you to write code in the browser, and see the results of it as you build. A useful and liberating online code editor for developers of any skill, and particularly empowering for people learning to code. We focus primarily on front-end languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and preprocessing syntaxes that turn into those things.


Free Code Camp

Free Code Camp Logo
Free Code Camp is a non-profit organization that consists of an interactive learning web platform, an online community forum, chat rooms, Medium publications and local organizations that intend to make learning web development accessible to anyone.



W3School LogoW3Schools is a web developers site, with tutorials and references on web development languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, Python, jQuery, Java, W3.CSS, and Bootstrap, covering most aspects of web programming. The site derives its name from the World Wide Web (W3), but is not affiliated with the W3C. W3Schools was originally created in 1998 by Refsnes Data, a Norwegian software development and consulting company.



COS Student Learning Resources

Learning Tools/Technology for Students


      Learning Management System (LMS) where you can access your course information.


Microsoft Icon      MICROSOFT IMAGINE
      Get free access to Microsoft Softwares exclusively at LBCC.



There are several different options available if you need to use Microsoft Office:

All computer labs at both the LAC and PCC campuses have Office installed.

LBCC students are also eligible to purchase Microsoft Office products, as well as other software, at a reduced rate through


Computer Labs


Study Center Icon      COS STUDY CENTERS


      Earn Industry Standard Certifications as part of many courses in the Computer & Office Studies programs.


Keyboard Icon      TYPING TESTS
      Learn how to Earn a Typing Certificate.


Lab Hours Icon      COMPUTER LAB HOURS

  LAC – Room M-109 PCC – Room AA-206
Monday – Thursday 8 am – 9 pm 8 am – 9 pm
Friday 8 am – 4 pm 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm  


Student resources


Form Icon      STUDENT FORMS
      Find important forms about admissions and records for your academic progress.


calender icon      ACADEMIC CALENDAR
      View important dates for current and upcoming semesters. Downloadable PDFs of the academic calendar are also available.


catalog icon      COLLEGE CATALOG
      Official publication of record regarding courses offered, degree and certificate program outlines, requirements and additional policies and procedures for the campus.


useful cyber security resources


THN Cyber Security News Logo
News & updates from The Hacker News.


Cyber Seek Logo
CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.


The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.


Infragard Logo INFRAGARD
InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.


Department of Homeland Security Logo US COMPUTER EMERGENCY READINESS TEAM
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is the Nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response, and operational integration center. Our mission is to reduce the Nation’s risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges.


The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the Nation.