SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE

This 18-Credit certificate:

  • Builds a solid foundation of knowledge of core technologies required to design and develop stand-alone and web-based software applications.
  • Emphasizes object oriented programming principles to build re-usable software components that model real world objects, reduce complexity, and make software easier to maintain.
  • Get hands-on experiences using industry standard application development tools to create data and logic components, graphical user-interfaces and error handling routines to build robust desktop and web-based applications in either Java or C# in the .NET Framework.
  • Build database driven web applications that make use of advanced media and web services components available with either the Java or C# in the .NET Framework.

Note: Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call a CPS Counselor at 888-545-3459 for more information.

Curriculum

Required Courses

Course #TitleCredits
CMIT 200 Relational Database Design and SQL 3
SDEV 230 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
Total 6

You must also choose one of the following options:

Option 1

Course #TitleCredits
SDEV 240 C++ Programming 3
SDEV 340 C++ Programming II 3
SDEV 250 Java Programming I 3
SDEV 350 Java Programming II 3
  Total 12

Option 2

Course #TitleCredits
SDEV 240 C++ Programming I 3
SDEV 340 C++ Programming II 3
SDEV 260 Visual C# Programming I 3
SDEV 360 Visual C# Programming II 3
  Total 12

Option 3

Course #TitleCredits
SDEV 250 Java Programming I 3
SDEV 350 Java Programming II 3
SDEV 260 Visual C# Programming I 3
SDEV 360 Visual C# Programming II 3
  Total 12