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Software Development Fundamentals Certificate

Short-Term Certificate

 

This short-term certificate will provide instruction in software development and design.  The successful graduate will assist in the development of applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or other devices (tablets and phones). Students may also assist others to develop complete systems that run the devices or help control networks.  Students will be able to sit for the Microsoft Access certification.

 

Certificate Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the certificate program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Understand users’ needs, then design, test, and develop software to meet those needs.
  2. Create a variety of models and diagrams (such as flowcharts) that instruct programmers how to write the software code.
  3. Document every aspect of the application or system as a reference for future maintenance and upgrades.
  4. Collaborate with other computer specialists to create optimum software.

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