The Computer Software Development program instructs students in the languages of the computer and the operation of the computer as the person analyzes and organizes information. The 21-month (seven-term) program covers preparation in computer languages, computer hardware and software, math, accounting, business systems and communication skills. Hands-on training is provided on a microcomputer network. The program leads to jobs as computer programmers, programmer analysts and systems analysts.
To enroll, complete an application and attend any required academic orientation and information session. This program may be entered at the beginning of any term. Students meeting all program and graduation requirements receive an Associate of Applied Science degree.
A laptop computer is required for second term students, preferred for first term students. Laptop computer requirements are available from the department office at (641) 683-5215.