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  Oct 21, 2017
College Catalog 2017-18

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Computer Software Development, A.A.S.

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Offered at Main Campus

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.

Total: 13 Credits

Term II

Total: 11 Credits

Term III

Total: 12 Credits

Term IV

Total: 10-12 Credits

Term V

Total: 12 Credits

Term VI

Total: 12-13 Credits

Term VII

  • XXX XXX - Approved Culture Course - Credits: 3.00**
  • XXX XXX - Emphasis Option - Credits: 3.00
  • XXX XXX - Emphasis Option - Credits: 3.00
  • CIS 851 - Programming Field Project II - Credits: 2.00
  • OR

  • XXX XXX - Emphasis Option - Credits: 3.00

Total: 11-12 Credits

Mobile Development Emphasis Option Required Courses

Webpage Development Emphasis Option Required Courses

Mainframe Programming Emphasis Option Required Courses


In order to complete an Emphasis Option area, 16-18 Emphasis Course Credits are required and 12 of the credits must be from the same Emphasis Option area.

**Refer to General Education Course Requirements (A.A.S.)  for approved courses.

* Optional Course(s)

    BUS 128 Foundation to Entrepreneurship

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