Jul 17, 2019  
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Computer Science


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Salem State University’s graduate certificate in foundations of computer science is designed to provide students with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of computing. The courses that form the fundamentals of computer science are carefully chosen courses necessary for the understanding of computing. Software engineering is at the heart of most of the businesses whether these businesses directly build software, provide services, or use those services. A rigorous combination of theory and practice, students will develop advanced skills in:

  • Understanding the principles of theory and computation
  • Understanding the process of the design and analysis of algorithms
  • Understanding software engineering techniques and paradigms
  • Understanding the intricacies and techniques necessary to supervise and participate in team software development

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