Continuing Education

CCTP135 - CLA: Programming Essentials in C

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Course Overview

This course covers the basics of programming in the C programming language for entry-level IT and software development professionals. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to use the syntax, semantics, and basic data types of the C language.

C is a computer programming language supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope, and recursion, with a static type system. C also provides constructs that map efficiently to typical machine instructions. This course is aligned to C++ Institute (cppinstitute.org) C Programming Language Certified Associate (CLA) Certification.

Graduates of this course will be able to describe common computer programming concepts, describe the syntax, semantics, and basic data types of C, apply programming skills using hands-on lab activities, and develop logic-building skills and algorithmic thinking. Interaction with classmates and alumni through our private community is essential. At the end of this course you will work on a real-world project to demonstrate your programming skills. You will need to allocate additional time outside of class to complete all your assignments.

Prior to enrolling in this course, you must have basic Microsoft Windows and Internet user skills, and access to a computer with an Internet connection to access the online curriculum and assignments.

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