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2021-2022 General Catalog Published 3/3/22 
2021-2022 General Catalog Published 3/3/22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Software Development, AAS

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.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Applied Science in Software Development will be able to:

  1. develop original programs using creative problem solving;
  2. debug and test software;
  3. describe, implement and use common software algorithms and data structure;
  4. apply Object Oriented Programming principles such as Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Design Patterns;
  5. collaborate on coding projects using tools such as AGILE, version control systems and basic communication skills; 
  6. 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:

Freshman Year

Second Semester: 15 Hours

Sophomore Year

First Semester: 15 Hours

Second Semester: 15 Hours

Total Credit Hours: 60

*CTEC ElectivesCTEC 104 CTEC 263 CTEC 279 CTEC 282 CTEC 285 CTEC 165 , or Program Director approved elective. 

For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102  instead of MATH 101 . Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course.