Upon successful completion of the Computer Programming - Essentials Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment as a programmer trainee and to logically solve problems; and begins preparation for an A.A. degree and/or for transfer to a four-year college.
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate understanding of how the different parts of a computer performs by diagnosing a problem and also perform the necessary diagnostic task.
Demonstrate the skills to plan, create, test, and debug computer programs using procedural programming or Object-Oriented Programming techniques to solve simple problems.
Demonstrate understanding of basic Operating System concepts and ability to utilize that knowledge to setup the Operating System of a computer system.
Demonstrate the skills to use application software such as word processing, spreadsheet processing programs, and database management system.