2022-2023 Course Catalog 
    Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog

Software Development, (CSC)

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Program Info

Minimum credits: 17
Length: 1 - 2 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-299-06 CIP Code: 11.0101

Program Coordination: Credits earned in this CSC may be counted towards the IST Software Development A.A.S. degree.


Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Software Development focuses on designing, creating, and maintaining desktop software. All courses transfer into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology - Software Development Specialization.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to:

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

Industry Certifications: Java Foundations, Java SE7 Programmer (1Z0-803).