The Computer Programming Certificate is designed to provide students with skills in computer programming to enable graduates in gaining employment as an entry-level programmer. Courses will emphasize skills on how to organize a computer program, and how to program in several different languages such as Python and Java.  A minimum of 6 units at EVC must be completed within the certificate.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the impact and application of computers in business, government, and social organizations.
  • Receive and process written and oral technology related information.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply data requirements, algorithmic principles, and software development practice in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that proves comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.

Required Courses

Course Title Units
CIT 041J Javascript/Dynamic HTML 3
CIT 043A PHP and MySQL 3
CIT 044 Java Programming 3
CIT 130A Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies in C++ 4
CIT 134A Programming in Python 4
Total Units 17