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    Dec 02, 2021  
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Information Systems Technology - Software Development Specialization, (AAS)


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Program Info

Minimum credits: 67
Length: 4 semesters (2 years) full-time

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Associate of Applied Science
Plan Code: 299-01 CIP Code: 11.0101

The Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology - Software Development Specialization focuses on designing, creating, and maintaining desktop software. Coursework includes analyzing problems, creating solutions, writing code, testing solutions/programs, project management, production aspects, and updating projects. Students will learn core problem-solving skills and how to use integrated development environments in today’s market.

Program Coordination: Some credits earned in the CSCs for Mobile Application Development and Software Development fulfill course requirements of this degree.

 

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology - Software Development Specialization focuses on designing, creating, and maintaining desktop software. Coursework includes analyzing problems, creating solutions, writing code, testing solutions/programs, project management, production aspects, and updating projects. Students will learn core problem-solving skills and how to use integrated development environments in today’s market.

Program Outcomes: Graduates will be able to:

  • Implement information technology skills required by software applications.
  • Apply methodologies to stay current in IT offerings, trends, and certifications.
  • Apply analytical and problem-solving skills for computer system designs, planning, and support.
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document software needed for computer system implementation and maintenance.
  • Apply current IT industry standards, protocols, and techniques.
  • Use instructional applications and material which could lead to industry certifications.

Industry Certifications: Java Foundations; Java SE7 Programmer (1Z0-803); MTA - Database Fundamentals (98-364), Software Fundamentals (98-379); MOS- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.

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