# Information & Computer Science (Software Developer): Certificate of Competence

**Description**

Students will develop applications in at least two object-oriented languages using data structures, recursion and graphical-user interfaces. Students will analyze and select appropriate algorithms for sorting and searching. Students will use mathematical models, which have implications for computer science. Students will be prepared for upper-division ICS courses.

**Program Learning Outcomes**

Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

- Develop applications using data structures, recursion and graphical user interfaces.
- Interpret and design mathematical models to solve computer science problems.

### Certificate of Competence (CO) Info at a Glance

**Program:**
Information & Computer Science

Certificate of Competence (CO)

**Notes**

This certificate will provide students with opportunities to make effective decisions with intellectual integrity to solve problems and/or achieve goals utilizing the skills of critical thinking, creative thinking, information literacy, and quantitative/symbolic reasoning, which are fundamental skills in the computer industry.