Sep 23, 2018  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Software Development: 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 BB226

Program Faculty
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Program Description
The Software Development Certificate of Proficiency provides instruction and hands-on experience in database management, object oriented design and development, networking protocols, and computer architecture. The curriculum complements the course work completed in the Computer Science Fundamentals CP and prepares students to transfer to a computer science program at a four-year institution.

Transfer/Articulation Information
All courses (except CSIS 2410 and CSIS 1550) articulate to all USHE Computer Science programs.  CSIS 1550 articulates to some USHE programs.

Career Opportunities
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Estimated Time to Completion
2 semesters

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
1. Design database solutions for business problems.
2. Implement object-oriented design and development using a contemporary object-oriented language and agile software development methods.
3. Understand interoperability concepts related network protocols.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. 2
Understand the language of the computer including computer arithmetic, datapath and control, pipelining, memory hierarchies, and interfacing with peripheral devices. 3
Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions, i.e., relative efficiency of comparable algorithms, appropriate data structure(s) to solve computing problems, discrete mathematics and algebraic structures as applied to computer science. 4
Participate as a member of a student team during a semester long software development project. 5