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Spring 2016 Course Catalog 
Spring 2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Programming Certificate

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Division: Math, Computer, Engineering & Physical Sciences & Technologies
Academic Dept: Computer Science
HEGIS: 5103
Curriculum Chair: Dennis Ramos
Telephone: 914-606-6085
Email: dennis.ramos@sunywcc.edu

A Note about Program Requirements

The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Spring 2016. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.

Program Description

The Computer Programming certificate is designed to enable working professionals to upgrade their programming skills or make a career change. Recipients of this certificate will develop the critical thinking skills integral to computer programming, including problem analysis, solutions design and program testing in various up-to-date programming languages. The certificate is also appropriate for students who are studying (or who have earned degrees) in other academic disciplines such as Networking, Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Graphics, Mathematics and Science. Courses involve programming in different languages such as C++, Java and C#.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to analyze and solve problems using software engineering development processes and object-oriented design principles.
  2. Students will be able to create computer software applications by following analysis and design requirements.
  3. Students will be able to define and design the internal structures of a computer.

Minimum Total Credits - 17

Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed this program, and other important information please visit Computer Programming Certificate - GE Disclosure. For an overview of all gainful employment disclosures at Westchester Community College, visit www.sunywcc.edu/gainfulemployment

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