2020-2021 Catalog 
  
    Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Computer Programming Certificate


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This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level positions as computer programmers. Students are provided a thorough understanding of software development and database design principles and will learn to complete all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). All of the credits are directly transferable into the Computer and Information Systems A.S. degree program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Identify and perform all stages of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) model to develop software applications
  2. Successfully code, compile, execute, and debug programs in various programming languages
  3. Apply effective web design principles to design and develop web pages using HTML and CSS
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of data modeling, database design and SQL
  5. Identify and respond to ethical issues surrounding the misuse of information technology
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the role and importance of information technology in business and society
  8. Display professional readiness to meet the needs of the business community, including, but not limited to, time management, teamwork, and decision-making skills

Please see Becoming Connecticut State Community College  for important information regarding this program and Fall 2023 opening of Connecticut State Community College.  

Total Credits: 18


† Throughout this catalog, this symbol means that a pre-requisite is required. Please refer to the Course Descriptions  section.

All courses taken in this certificate program can lead to our associate degree in Computer and Information Systems.

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