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Introduction to Programming, Certificate of Accomplishment

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Completion of the Introduction to Programming Certificate of Accomplishment courses will provide students with a foundation in Computer Information Systems with an emphasis in Computer Programming. The focus on Introductory Programming provides the basic skills needed for an entry-level career or advancement into a position as a Software Application Developer. Topics covered will include information systems and computer networking concepts, e-business systems, software development lifecycle, Java concepts, principles of object-oriented programming, JavaScript language concepts, cloud computing skills, database management for Web developers, and introduction to python programming concepts

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of the software development lifecycle using software application development techniques to solve common business problems by designing and implementing an appropriate solution that meets industry standards.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to program using Java.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to develop Web applications using JavaScript.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. To receive the certificate, the student must file a petition for graduation during his/her final semester. In addition:

Certificate of Accomplishment

  • Students must also earn a minimum of 12 units of coursework at Coastline, excluding experiential credit.
  • A student with prior experience may be excused from certain certificate courses.
  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline no matter how the total number of units required for the certificate can be met.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
Students will complete all of the following:
CIS C111Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management3
CIS C155Introduction to Programming Using Java3
CIS C156Web Development with JavaScript and Cloud Services3
CIS C157Introduction to Python Programming3
Total Units12