Academic Catalog

Environmental & Applied Technology

Computer Programming Certificate of Specialization

These certificates offer specific training for either entry-level positions or to augment related programs such as Network Administration, Web Development, Business Office Technology or Graphic Design. The certificates are designed to demonstrate a relatively narrow expertise or skill area that may be used to attain a computer industry “niche” job.

Students who complete the requirements below qualify for a certificate in that area of emphasis. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Be proficient in at least one high-level programming language and an ability to use that language to implement software solutions in a variety of settings following the systems development life cycle (SDLC).

Certificate Requirements

CS-119Program Design and Development3
CS-119LProgram Design and Development Lab1
CS-181Introduction to C++ Programming4
or CS-182 Introduction to Java Programming
CS-281Intermediate C++ Programming and Fundamental Data Structures4
or CS-282 Intermediate Java Programming and Fundamental Data Structures
Total Units12