Computer programming is a learnable skill that gives you unrivaled problem-solving power you can apply in all areas of life. Writing computer code has truly gone mainstream in recent years with the ability to program – and to understand how programs work – becoming an important skillset in the labor market. Now, with the 10-week Python Programing Certificate from CCNY, you can learn the fundamentals of computer programming and discover the power that Python can have on your career.
Module One: Hello, Python: Introduction and Essentials
Module Two: Conditionals, Boolean Expressions, Testing, and Loops
Module Three: Files, Strings, Lists, and Top-Down Design
Module Four: Functions and Parameters
Module Five: Building and Improving Programs
Module Six: Programming Approaches
Module Seven: Problem-Solving Using Algorithms
New classes begin every two weeks. You will be able to select a class that fits your schedule during the enrollment process.
Dr. John Keyser is a Professor and the Associate Department Head for Academics in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Keyser provides the instruction for this course via video lectures included in each module. He has won several teaching awards at Texas A&M, including the Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching
Brian West is an IT instructor and course developer with over 15 years of classroom teaching experience both online and on-campus at schools including Johns Hopkins University and Southern New Hampshire University. He holds a Master’s degree in IT from Tarleton State University and a MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.
This certificate is designed to provide an introductory-level understanding of computer programming and give insights into how the discipline can be used to solve a variety of challenges in business and beyond. There is no complicated mathematics necessary as a prerequisite and anyone with an interest in the subject will be able to follow along.