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Web and Computer Programming
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BYU-Idaho + BYU-Pathway

The web and computer programming certificate provides students with foundational skills so they can successfully contribute to software and web development teams.

This certificate is offered by BYU-Idaho, with support and resources from BYU-Pathway Worldwide.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Write programs to accomplish meaningful tasks in a variety of domains.
  • Design websites that are visually appealing and effective.
  • Develop dynamic webpages that follow industry standards and best practices.
  • Learn and apply new technology and techniques in future programming.
Certificate of Web and Computer Programming
Program Requirements
This certificate builds into the Applied Technology degree.
This is an introductory certificate.
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Certificate
13 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Certificate of Web and Computer Programming
Course Code
Course Name
# of Credits
CSE 110
Programming Building Blocks
2
CSE 110 — 2 credits
x
Programming Building Blocks
This course will introduce students to programming. It will introduce the building blocks of programming languages (variables, decisions, calculations, loops, array, and input/output) and use them to solve problems.
WDD130
Web Fundamentals
2
WDD130 — 2 credits
x
Web Fundamentals
This course introduces students to the World Wide Web and to careers in web site design and development. The course is hands on with students actually participating in simple web designs and programming. It is anticipated that students who complete this course will understand the fields of web design and development and will have a good idea if they want to pursue this degree as a major.
CSE 111
Programming with Functions
2
CSE 111 — 2 credits
x
Programming with Functions
This course will introduce students to programming with functions. This will include functions, parameters, scope, and return values. A great emphasis will be spent on working with larger codebases and producing useful applications.
CSE 121B
JavaScript Language
1
CSE 121B — 1 credits
x
JavaScript Language
This course introduces students to using JavaScript to solve discipline specific problems.
CSE 210
Programming with Classes
2
CSE 210 — 2 credits
x
Programming with Classes
This course will introduce the notion of classes and objects. It will present encapsulation at a conceptual level. It will also work with inheritance and polymorphism.
WDD230
Web Frontend Development I
3
WDD230 — 3 credits
x
Web Frontend Development I
This course focuses on the planning and development of web sites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP with attention to usability principles.
GS170
Career Development
1
GS170 — 1 credits
x
Career Development
In this course, learners will discover and strengthen the skills they need to successfully obtain or improve employment. Students will focus on creating professional documents (e.g., resumes and cover letters), networking, interviewing, and job shadowing.
For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • Junior programmer
  • Software quality assurance tester
  • Web frontend developer
  • Web content developer
  • Junior JavaScript developer

Why choose this certificate?

Training in web and computer programming prepares you for the constantly changing field of web and software and development by helping you gain skills in developing software, designing user interfaces, and a variety of programming languages.

BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a recommended plan of certificates that will help students increase their income and improve their employment possibilities.