Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
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, application testing and debugging, databases, business systems analysis and communication skills. Hands-on training is provided in areas of web development, mobile application development and mainframe programming. 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.