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Guam Community College 2013-2014 Catalog 
Guam Community College 2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Certificate

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Program Mission

The mission of the Computer Science Program is to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills to enter a technology-enhanced workforce and to keep current with rapid technology changes.

Program Description

Today, computer skills are highly in demand in the rapidly evolving information technology field. The Certificate in Computer Science prepares students for entry-level positions in technology related areas.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

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.

A. General Education Requirements

Students must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, understanding, and speaking English as indicated by one of the following:

  • Test out of the English Placement Test, or
  • Satisfactory completion of EN 100 courses, and
  • Satisfactory completion of MA 108  or test out of the math placement test

Total General Education Requirements - 3

Note to students: The credits in parenthesis above count only for billing purposes and student semester load. They do not count toward credits needed for any degree or certificate.

Complete at least three credits from the following courses:

Total Technical Requirements - 15

Total Technical Electives - 6

Total Related General Education & Technical Requirements - 6

Total Credits Required - 30

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