Jun 23, 2018  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog

Computer Science Certificate


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The Computer Science Certificate program provides students with requisite skills for entry-level positions. The program is especially suited to those who wish to gain more marketable or updated skills. For more information, call Stacy Walker, Program Coordinator, at (203) 285-2462 or email swalker@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify the principle components of a computer system and describe their typical characteristics
  • Solve problems and develop algorithms using control structure abstractions of sequence, selection, and repetition, following a disciplined approach
  • Describe the social responsibilities of the computing professional and the impact of computing on society
  • Discuss the organization of the Internet and demonstrate the ability to use various Internet tools
  • Describe LAN topologies, protocols, transmission media, and access methods
  • Analyze, design, code, test, and debug sophisticated and complex programs in two high-level languages using appropriate software design methodologies and design and query a relational database using Structured Query Language (SQL).

Suggested Course Sequence


Total Semester Credits: 14


Second Semester


Total Semester Credits: 11-12


Total Program Credits: 25-26


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