Computer Science Certificates
Computer Science is pleased to offer continuing educational programming geared toward working adults. Courses are taught by Computer Science faculty and industry experts. All certificate courses are scheduled for evenings or weekends to accommodate working professionals.
Introduction to Computing with Python
Computing literacy is critical for almost all careers today with the proliferation and abundance of data. Not only do professionals and students need to manipulate and process data, but they also need to communicate with hardware such as smart thermostats, doorbell cameras, smart lighting, and more. Python is a powerful language that is used widely in the field of computing to perform real-world tasks such as data analysis, web development, scientific computing, game development, and machine learning.
Introduction to DevOps
DevOps, a shorthand blend of “development” and “operations”, is the combination of practices and tools designed to increase an organization's ability to deliver applications and services faster than the traditional software development processes. You will learn the basics of DevOps and how to utilize the tools to become proficient in developing and deploying DevOps processes.
Introduction to Unity
Unity is a cross platform game engine which supports many desktop, mobile, console and virtual reality platforms and applications. This certificate aims to introduce participants to the basics of Unity such as GameObjects, Assets, Animation, Collisions, Lighting, Audio, Camera, and Characters imported from Mixamo, with some simple scripting in Unity. This is not a class where programming will be taught, but some scripts will be provided to students and they will be explained. Students with previous programming experience may dive further into the scripts if they wish, but it is not required.