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Certificate of Achievement Computer Programming

Program Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the Computer Programming Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to professionally demonstrate the application of their skills in the development and testing of their solution to solve a specific computing project.
  • Upon completion of the Computer Programming Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to professionally describe and apply their skills in the design of their solutions as well as alternative technologies or solutions to solve their specific computing project.

Programming Fundamentals:

  • CS 1 (Computing Fundamentals I)

Intermediate Courses in two Programming Languages - Select 2:

  • CS 21 (Assembly Language) or
    • CS 30 (C++ Programming) or
    • CS 31 (Java Programming) or
    • CS 32 (Visual Basic Programming)

Advanced Course in any Programming Language—Select 1:

  • CS 20 (Data Structures) or
    • CS 33 (Advanced C++ Programming) or
    • CS 34 (Advanced Java Programming) or
    • CS 35 (Advanced Visual Basic Programming) or
    • CS 36 (Windows and MFC Programming)

Professional Competence:

  • CIS 60 (Systems Analysis and Design)
  • CS 43 (Professional Communications)
  • CS 45 (Database Programming)
  • CS 47 (Capstone Project)

Total Units: 30

Certificate of Achievement Computer Programming for the Web

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Programming for the Web Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to direct computer operations by writing detailed instructions in computer languages.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Programming for the Web Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to implement interactive web pages using high level programming language instructions to implement specific information internet-based solutions.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Programming for the Web Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to professionally demonstrate the application of their web development skills in the development of their solution to solve a specific internet-based computer project.

Programming Fundamentals:

  • CS 1 (Computing Fundamentals I)
  • CS 31 (Java Programming)

Scripting Languages/Imaging (Select 1):

  • CS 38 (Perl and CGI) or
    • CS 39 (Java Servlets and JSP) or
    • CS 40 (VBScript, ASP, Active X)

Professional Competence:

  • VCOM 53 (Photoshop I for Design)
  • CS 37 (Web Programming)
  • CS 43 (Professional Communications)
  • CS 44 (Advanced Web Programming)
  • CIS 60 (Systems Analysis and Design)
  • CS 45 (Database Programming)
  • CS 47 (Capstone Project)

Total Units: 34

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Las Positas Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.