Apr 17, 2021  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 

Computer Science Fundamentals: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits minimum

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 112, (801) 957-5150
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
CSIS Academic Advisor BB 226

Program Faculty
See program website

Program Description:
This Certificate provides the core courses for students interested in pursuing a Computer Science degree at a 4-year institution. This Certificate prepares students for advanced studies in Computer Science including Software Development and Software Engineering. The curriculum includes topics related to software development, database management, and web development. This Certificate of Proficiency is designed to be a first year Certificate for students seeking an AS or AAS degree in Computer Sciences and Information Systems.

Career Opportunities
App Developer, Computer Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer for Business and Industry, Software Quality Assurance Engineer & Tester.

Note: This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
From a set of requirements: analyze, design, code, test and document programs to meet requirements. 1 - Substantive Knowledge
Create a functional user interface that is easy to navigate. 1 - Substantive Knowledge
Design database solutions for business problems. 1 - Substantive Knowledge
Analyze a set of requirements for software solutions. 4 - Think Critically 2 - Communicate Effectively
Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business. 5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally