Python has emerged as one of the most widespread programming languages in the world, often cited as one of the top 5 most used across many industries. Python code and concepts are straightforward making it uncomplicated to learn, use, and understand. It is a top choice of both novice and experienced programmers. It is a powerful, easy and intuitive language that is suitable for automation, integration and big data analytics.
Python is an open-source language with rich features allowing for rapid application development. It comes with a large standard library that supports many common programming tasks such as connecting to web servers, searching text with regular expressions, reading and modifying files. Application of Python has extend from its original use as a scripting language for post-processing data to extremely complicated tasks such as simulations of large communications systems, data mining and machine learning analysis.
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The Python Programming Certificate provides students with a set of skills necessary to successfully perform python related programming projects. The courses consist of both practical knowledge and hands-on experience with the Python language and the programming techniques used in the industry. Through the elective courses, students will be able to apply the knowledge obtained to other areas other than technology and experience the benefits of Python.
Students can apply Python proficiency to many career paths. The most common types of students in the program are existing professionals that want to update their skill sets, non-programmers and career changers learning programming to enhance their career opportunities and recent graduates building off of existing knowledge in computer engineering or computer science disciplines.
NOTE: Please read Special Notes here below for important information regarding the certificate.
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
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Students with previous programming knowledge and experience seeking to forgo taking the first required course CSE-40028 Introduction to Programming (Python) are encouraged to contact our department via email at InfoTech@ucsd.edu to explore possible options for obtaining a substitution waiver for this course.
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