Dec 07, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Certificate: Software Testing & Quality Assurance (EK11)


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Campus contact for this program:
Professor Frank Ravanshad, FRavanshad@hcc.commnet.edu

Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide the fundamental software testing and quality assurance knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in software testing and quality assurance. The program has as its learning outcomes the demonstrated proficiency in the skills listed below:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the information technology field, demonstrate problem-solving and creative-thinking skills
  • Apply programming concepts and techniques and utilize a programming language to design, code, compile, execute and debug programs
  • Apply relational database concepts to query and manipulate data in relational databases
  • Apply web development principles and technologies including HTML and CSS to create functional web pages
  • Demonstrate a basic understating of the Linux operating system, its GUI and command-line environments, and its tools
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer science concepts and skills necessary for software testing and quality assurance
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the role of different software technologies and software components
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the need for software quality assurance
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamentals of software testing
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of error, fault, failure, debugging, validation concepts and creation of test cases in the correct format
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of integration, system, and acceptance testing
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of software development life cycle and necessary environments for writing, deploying and testing software
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate various software testing tools

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