The Associate of Applied Science in Software Development focuses on programming techniques for software applications. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level programmers and work in a team environment, and includes instruction in a variety of programming languages on programming logic, writing and executing code to create and troubleshoot software applications, data structures and computer architecture.
Recipients of the Associate of Applied Science in Software Development will be able to:
- develop original programs using creative problem solving;
- debug and test software;
- describe, implement and use common software algorithms and data structure;
- apply Object Oriented Programming principles such as Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Design Patterns;
- collaborate on coding projects using tools such as AGILE, version control systems and basic communication skills;
- develop applications for multiple platforms.
Specific Degree Information:
Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.
This program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). In order to be eligible for graduation from this program transfer students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 technical credit hours from Bossier Parish Community College.
This program articulates with one or more institutions or agencies. Refer to the Articulation Agreements section of the catalog for further detail.
Required Courses for Associate of Applied Science in Software Development: