Thinking about learning to code and wondering if it's right for you?
Back End Software Developers are in charge of building applications that do the behind-the-scenes work. This typically involves receiving requests from a Front End application, processing the request, reading and writing to a database, and responding back to requests from other applications.
In this 18-week, Back End Software Development program, students take three courses to learn the skills and technologies necessary to enter the industry as a Back End Software Developer: Introduction to Java, Relational Databases with MySQL, and Web API Design with Spring Boot.
Learn high demand skills that will make you a competitive developer in a rapidly expanding industry. This program is offered through MiraCosta College in collaboration with Promineo Tech. Promineo Tech partners with community colleges to prepare participants for high-growth careers in software development. Promineo Tech is a group of IT professionals and leaders who believe that quality education should be offered at an affordable price.
Skills and technologies learned will include:
- Java 1.8
- Algorithms, OOP
- Design Patterns
- Unit Testing,
- SQL, DDL, DML
- Database Concepts
- Spring Boot
- Spring Data
- JPA, JWT, AWS,
. . . and more!
About the Classes - Part Time. Flexible. Fully Online
Students meet for class once a week at a set time in a virtual environment. In addition to the weekly class meeting, students meet once a week for a remote, 30-minute one-on-one with a mentor.
In the Back End Developer program, we cover technologies including, but not limited to: Java, MySQL, Git, CLI navigation, JUnit, JDBC, REST concepts, SpringBoot, Maven, JPA, JWT, log4j, debugging, AWS, and more.
Students will build multiple projects ranging from console applications to full blown Web APIs.
PrerequisitesStudents must be 18 or over and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Basic computer literacy and the ability to navigate one's own computer is strongly preferred. Students will complete an aptitude test prior to the first class session.
A laptop with a minimum of an i5 processor and at least 8GB of RAM is required for this program. Windows, MacOS, or Linux are acceptable operating systems. Chromebooks will not work for this program.