Object-Oriented Programming


  1. To provide evidence of the student’s competence to program in object-oriented programming languages; this proof will be demonstrated as the student works toward his/her associate degree
  2. To provide evidence of student’s ability to program in the C++, Java, and Python or Visual Basic programming languages, thereby evidencing the student’s breadth of knowledge in object-oriented programming  (C++, Java, and Python or Visual Basic)
  3. To provide an opportunity for students not enrolled in a degree program to acquire evidence of confirmation of Java, C++, and Python or Visual Basic programming language skills

Student Outcomes:
The student graduating with this certificate will be able to:


  1. To provide individuals with career preparation associated with CODA Dental Assisting competencies with consideration of the Laws in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. To provide a curriculum that leads to a Certificate in Dental Assisting and employment in the dental community.
  3. To promote the development of those intellectual skills that foster critical thinking and problem solving that are necessary for life- long learning.
  4. To provide students with the skills necessary to communicate effectively within the healthcare community.
  5. To promote the development of life-long professional attitudes and values.

Certificate Requirements

Introduction to Java
Advanced Java
Introduction to Software Design & Development
Python or Visual Basic
Programming in C++
Advanced Programming in C++

Additional Information
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