Programming with Python Certificate
This two-course certificate program is an introduction to the Python programming language for students without prior programming experience. The first course will cover the spectrum of introductory Python programming topics ranging from the essentials of the language, to control statements, functions and modules, working with strings, numbers, and dates and times. Examples and labs used in this course are drawn from diverse areas such as financial data processing, gaming applications, and more. Students will be able to use this knowledge to land entry level positions in fields such as data science, embedded programming, game development, software development, automation, cyber security penetration development, and more.
This final course will introduce you to more advanced Python concepts. Topics covered include data structuring techniques using tuples, lists, and dictionaries; object-oriented programming concepts; and exception handling. Examples and labs used in this course will continue to draw from diverse areas such as financial data processing, gaming applications, and more. You will be able to use this knowledge to land entry-level positions in such fields as data science, embedded programming, game development, software development, automation, cyber security penetration development, and more.
- Live face-to-face classes
- Collaborative project-based learning
- 24-hour tutoring
- Live counseling available
- 24-hr library services
- Career Counseling
- Professional development
- High quality professionally designed courses
- No textbook fees
Additional Attendance Information
This certificate program has a three-week break from 6/26/2021 to 7/11/2021.
Eligibility Restriction (Pre-Requisite)
- Possess a 12th grade reading level
- Ability to communicate effectively in the English language
- Knowledge of math concepts at the 8th grade level
- Computer literacy
*California residents are eligible for no-cost courses and certificate programs. Please visit sdce.edu for more information.
San Diego Continuing Educationhttps://sdce.edu/unmudl
San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) is the adult education division of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD). As the largest provider of noncredit education in California, SDCE’s mission is to provide accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and career training to adult students. SDCE has offered career training and other classes continuously for more than 100 years.
Founded in 1914 on the principles of inclusion and social justice, SDCE welcomes every immigrant, refugee and underserved population to fulfill educational goals. At SDCE, adult students find a fun and positive learning environment for every skill level. Students come from across 50 states and from 160 foreign countries, to learn in more than 70 free career training programs and in thousands of classes. In addition to a traditional schedule of fall, spring and summer semesters, many programs are offered online, allowing students to pursue higher education or career training while maintaining other responsibilities and active lives.
SDCE was one of the first community college continuing education institutions in California to meet the standards for independent accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.