2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
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Computer Programming, Essentials Certificate of Achievement

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

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

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