Upon successful completion of the Computer Programming - Essentials Certificate, students demonstrate skills, knowledge, and training for employment as a programmer trainee, including the ability to solve problems logically. Students also begin preparation for an associate’s degree and/or transfer to a four-year college.
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the skills to use application software such as word processing, spreadsheet processing programs, and database management system
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 plan, create, test, and debug computer programs using procedural programming or Object-Oriented Programming techniques to solve simple problems.
Demonstrate understanding of how the different parts of a computer performs by diagnosing a problem and also perform the necessary diagnostic task.