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School of Technical & Professional Specialties

Computer Programming (KPRG)


We apologize for the inconvenience but due to needed programming updates it will be necessary to discontinue enrollments in Computer Programming, please check back soon as we will be accepting new enrollments with exciting new programming offerings.

The student will be introduced to different programming languages. Students will discover the process of designing, writing, testing, debugging/troubleshooting and maintaining the source code of computer programs. Students will create programs that produces a certain desired behavior in various labs.

Students who complete this program will be qualified to work as Software Quality Assurance Technicians. Utah is expected by 2024 to have a 33% increase in these positions according to

Certificate of Achievement: 255 Hours

Occupations in this area.

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net Online and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 15-1131.00 - Computer Programmers

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For more information about this program, please contact us at or 801-957-4073.

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Required Courses: (255 Clock Hours)

Clock Hours
Course KCMS 0216
Title The Internet of Things
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Course KPRG 0110
Title Programming Essentials in C++
Clock Hours 75
Semester A
Course KPRG 0120
Title JavaScript for Network Admins
Clock Hours 75
Semester A
Course KPRG 0130
Title Network Programming Languages
Clock Hours 75
Semester A

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $20.00
  • Tuition: $624.75
  • Student Fees: $40.80
  • Lab Fees: $0.00
  • Books/Supplies: $0.00

Total Estimated Cost: $685.55 (subject to change without notice)

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, Utah 84130
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Financial Aid

  • Please contact SLCC Veterans Services for VA Educational Benefits


CASAS Test or TRANSCRIPT (Basic Skills Assessment):

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 9.0

Need a little help with Reading, Math, or keyboarding? Academic Readiness courses will get you up to speed!

Ready to get started? Visit the admissions page for instructions and steps to follow for enrollment!


Gainful Employment Disclosure



This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. It is divided into several payment periods consisting of 7-weeks in duration for Full-time students, or 14-weeks in duration for Part-time students, except for the final one which is variable in length. This allows students to accelerate and complete as many courses as they can within each of those time periods while the tuition and fees remain fixed. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 24 hours per week for Full-time students (if using a Pell grant or VA funding), or a minimum of 12 hours per week for Part-time students, on completing coursework. Students will enroll in each course according to the established sequence in the catalog.

Students who only need one or more courses for purposes other than earning a certificate for a full program of study may enroll for Personalized Professional Training (PPT) courses, available in select program areas.

Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.


Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.