2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Pathway

Computer Programming Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Computer Programming certificate, students demonstrate skills, knowledge, and training for employment as a programmer or programmer trainee, including the ability to solve problems logically in at least two programming languages. The certificate will also help prepare students for an associate’s degree and/or to transfer to a four-year college.

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate understanding of basic Operating System concepts and ability to utilize that knowledge to setup the Operating System of a computer system.
  2. Demonstrate the skills to use application software such as word processing, spreadsheet processing programs, and database management system.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of basic networking concepts and ability to utilize that knowledge to configure a basic networking device and solve basic network security problems.
  4. Demonstrate the skills to plan, create, test, and debug computer programs using procedural programming or Object-Oriented Programming techniques that may involve using of basic data structures such as stacks and queues to solve basic to intermediate. problems.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of how the different parts of a computer performs by diagnosing a problem and also perform the necessary diagnostic task.