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CERT Computer Science

Program Description
The Certificate in Computer Science provides students with foundational knowledge and skills to enter a technology-enhanced workforce and to keep current with rapid technology changes. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in technology related areas and provides a foundation for life-long learning in this profession.
General Education Requirements for Certificates

Career Opportunities
Entry level positions in software development, including the design and implementation of software; web development, interface design, security issues and mobile computing.

The GCC Advantage
Industry-savvy instructors, state-of-the-art equipment, and the fact that most of the technical requirements for the Certificate and Associate of Science in Computer Science at GCC will articulate to a four-year institution.

Academic Advising
All students who declare a major are assigned an Academic Advisor. Students are strongly urged to visit your advisor, who can help you draft an educational plan with course sequencing that meets your personal, academic, and career goals.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Computer Science program, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a solid foundation in the core areas of computer science, as well as knowledge of advanced topics in the field.
2. Apply skillful evaluation to computer-based glitches and draw possible options that best meets the needs of a problem.
3. Design and implement a computer-based solution of a problem by writing codes using an appropriate programming language.

Program Mission
The mission of the Computer Science program is …

Contact Information
Location: D Building

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