Software Development

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Downtown Campus

Dan Achman
Instructor
253.680.7336

Judith Graham
Instructor
253.680.7335

Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7006

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon- Fri, 7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Software Dev student


Instruction in the Software Development program includes designing, coding, and implementing software applications in a variety of programming languages: Unix, SQL, Java, C Sharp,C++. In addition, students build skills in problem-solving, attention to detail, communication and teamwork.

Program Length: Six to seven quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 110 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

CS& 141 Computer Science I JAVA
DATA 101 Data Modeling\Relational Database Design
DATA 102 SQL I
SOFT 101 Computer Concepts
SOFT 102 Programming Fundamentals
SOFT 103 Operating Systems
SOFT 121 C-Sharp I
SOFT 122 C-Sharp II
SOFT 132 C++
SOFT 142 Programming in JAVA II
SOFT 204 Open Source Programming
SOFT 207 Dynamic Web Pages
SOFT 208 Principles of Systems Analysis and Design
SOFT 209 Emerging Technologies
SOFT 210 Mobile Device Programming
WEB 101 Microsoft Office Applications
WEB 102 HTML, XHTML and CSS  

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Students must choose one of the following options:

Option A                                                                  
SOFT 290 Capstone Project

Credits
5
Option B

SOFT 291 Lab-based Learning Experience


5

Option C
SOFT 296 Work-based Learning Experience and
SOFT 297 Work-based Learning Seminar
or
SOFT 298 Work-based Learning - No Seminar


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Associate of Applied Science Degree: 115 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

MATH 104 Statistical Analysis or equivalent
MATH 105 College Algebra or equivalent
ENGL& 101 College Composition
100+ Level Social Sciences (Sociology or Psych)
100+ Level Humanities (Am. Sign Language, Art, or History

5
5
5
5
5
REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

CS& 141 Computer Science I JAVA
DATA 101 Data Modeling\Relational Database Design
DATA 102 SQL I
SOFT 101 Computer Concepts and Technologies
SOFT 102 Programming Fundamentals
SOFT 103 Operating Systems
SOFT 121 C-Sharp I
SOFT 122 C-Sharp II
SOFT 132 C++
SOFT 142 Programming in JAVA II
SOFT 204 Open Source Programming
SOFT 207 Dynamic Web Pages
SOFT 208 Principles of Systems Analysis and Design
SOFT 209 Emerging Technologies
SOFT 210 Mobile Device Programming
WEB 101 Microsoft Office Applications
WEB 102 HTML, XHTML and CSS

5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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5
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5

Students must choose one of the following options:

Option A                                                                  
SOFT 290 Capstone Project

Credits
5
Option B

SOFT 291 Lab-based Learning Experience


5

Option C
SOFT 296 Work-based Learning Experience and
SOFT 297 Work-based Learning Seminar
or
SOFT 298 Work-based Learning - No Seminar


4
1

5

Certificate of Competency: 60-65 Credits 
Business Application Development

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS                             CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

5
5
5
REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

CS& 141 Computer Science I JAVA
DATA 101 Data Modeling\Relational Database Design
DATA 102 SQL I
DATA 105 Principles of System Analysis and Design
SOFT 101 Computer Concepts and Technologies
SOFT 102 Programming Fundamentals
WEB 101 Microsoft Office Applications

5
5
5
5
5
5
5

Programming Language

Students must choose one of the following options:

Option A                                                                                     
SOFT 121 C-Sharp I
SOFT 122 C-Sharp II

CREDITS
5
5

Option B
SOFT 132 C++


5

Option C
SOFT 142 Programming in JAVA II


5

Students must choose at least one of the following options:

Option D
SOFT 290 Capstone Project

CREDITS
5

Option E
SOFT 291 Lab-based Learning Experience


5

Option F
SOFT 296 Work-based Learning Experience and
SOFT 297 Work-based Learning Seminar
or
SOFT 298 Work-based Learning - No Seminar


4
1

5