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Software Development, A.S. (780.3)

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Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Associate of Science

This program provides students with specific technical competencies for entry-level employment opportunities as programmers.

Students obtain a foundation in computer programming concepts, systems development and data modeling. Students learn software development and programming using objectoriented languages such as Java and Visual Basic.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Create technical documentation and locate necessary online documentation.
  2. Evaluate information technology system and project management strategies.
  3. Apply research material dealing with organizational and information technology issues.
  4. Analyze developments and trends in information technology that impact businesses and individuals and present the analysis results in oral and written formats.
  5. Use troubleshooting strategies and techniques in correcting a variety of information technology design issues and problems.

Degree Requirements

Total: 16–17 Credits

Second Semester

Total: 16–17 Credits

Third Semester

Total: 15-16 Credits

Fourth Semester

Total: 16–17 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 63–67

Transfer Opportunities

Articulation agreements are available for students to complete the Associate Degree and transfer to Clarion University and PA College of Technology. It is important that students consult with a counselor early in their program to develop a course plan most appropriate for the school to which they intend to transfer. See www.ccac.edu/articulation for details.

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