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Computer Programming and Software Development Proficiency Certificate

This program will teach you how to collect and analyze information to determine the limitations and possibilities of application programs, and how to project the timing and performance of software designs. You will learn how to design, code, test and debug object-oriented applications software, use the Java computer programming language, and analyze the temporal and spatial efficiency of existing computer software and of computer software designs. You will learn to work with users and business managers to develop clear, concise and correct specifications for computer software, and to test completed software to see if it meets given specifications.

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Degree Options

Upon receiving your proficiency certificate, you may enter the workforce, or your courses may be applied to the Computer Science associate's degree program at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Computer programmer
  • Software developer
  • IT specialist
  • Computer repairer
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Transfer Options