Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 23*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.
Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to become an IT programmer using languages such as C++, Visual Basic, and Java.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
demonstrate the following core competencies: communication, global perspective/social responsibility, independent learning/personal management, and problem solving skills;
use tools such as UML to plan software development solutions;
demonstrate proficiency with object-oriented programming languages; and
apply the basic structures of software engineering to software application development.