Jun 04, 2023  
2019-2020 SLCC General Catalog 

Computer Programming: CA (Competency-based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Achievement | 255 clock hours 

SAT Instruction Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
TB 517
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4974
Program Website
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Program Faculty
Douglas Miller, Diego Pardo

Program Description
The student will be introduced to different programming languages. Students will discover the process of designing, writing, testing, debugging/troubleshooting and maintaining the source code of computer programs. Students will create programs that produces a certain desired behavior in various labs.

Career Opportunities
Students who complete this program will be qualified to work as Software Quality Assurance Technicians. Utah is expected by 2024 to have a 33% increase in these positions according to www.careeronestop.org

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: $619.55
Supplies: $20 (Ear Phones, USB drive)

Estimated Time to Completion
Time to completion is 13.75 instructional weeks at SAT rate of 20 hours per week.

Program Entry Requirements
According to TABE testing;

  • Math: 9th grade
  • English: 9th grade
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
8 - Develop lifelong wellness

Write, analyze, and review programs applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic.

1, 3, 4, 7

Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.

1, 3, 4, 7

Correct errors by making appropriate changes to programs to ensure that the desired results are produced.

1, 3, 4, 7

Prepare workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operation, and convert them into a series of instructions coded in a computer language.

1, 3, 4, 7

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