Computer Programming Certificate

Programming is an essential skill for solving problems in many fields. Programming gives maximum flexibility in processing and understanding data, constructing computational models, and building user friendly applications. Programming skills are in high demand in the marketplace. Completing this certificate could be the first step towards a career that involves software development.

Students will apply object-oriented principles to develop software systems. Students will learn to apply and program data structures like lists, trees, and hash tables. The elective course allows the student to learn about software engineering, web programming, mobile device programming, or user interface design.

Post-Secondary Certificate - Computer Programming

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Summary

Required Courses

10

Elective Courses

3-4

Total Required Credits

12


Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CSCI 151

Fund of Computer Science I

3

CSCI 152

Fund of Computer Science II

3

CSCI 232

Intermediate Data Structures and Algorithms

4

Total Hours

10

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

CSCI 205

Programming with C/C++

CSCI 323

Software Science

CSCI 340

Database Design

CSCI 411

Advanced Web Programming

CSCI 412

Game and Mobile App

CSCI 443

User Interface Design

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-