CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
The Software Development certificate at Golden West College is designed to provide formal training for individuals who seek entry into the rapidly growing fields of computer software engineering, systems analysis, application development, and systems software. Students utilize the latest tools to learn programming languages, algorithms, operating system environments, and web-based multi-user application architectures. Classes are conducted in smart classrooms with the latest instructional tools. Sizable projects are undertaken in each class providing the students with an opportunity to add the projects to their portfolios, and knowledge to their skill sets.
Students can apply the skills they learn through this program, to general computing (corporate applications, databases, web applications); entertainment media development (3-D computer animation for video games and movies); engineering applications (computer-aided manufacturing, robotics, and product simulations); and emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, urban simulation, augmented reality, and biotechnology
Required Courses Units
Computer Science G175 C++ Programming 4 Units
Computer Science G102 Survey of Software Development Tools 4 Units
Computer Science G189 Advanced C++ 4 Units
Computer Science G177 Visual Basic.net 4 Units
Computer Science G178 Visual C# 4 Units
Computer Science G196 Programming the Web 4 Units
Total Units 20
Federal Gainful Employment Report
Use the link below to view Golden West College’s gainful employment reports. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits and potential employment options of our certificate programs.
Federal Gainful Employment Reports