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2023-2024 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current]

Software Development (A.A.S.)


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Program Summary

This associate’s degree is recommended for students with an interest in writing software.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.
  • Credits older than 10 years must be approved by the CSCY Department Chair before being allowed to count towards the major due to the rapid change in the industry.
  • Students who complete the A.A.S. in Software Development requirements have also completed the first two years of requirements for the Computer Science (B.S.) . Please see that program’s catalog entry for more details.

Associate of Applied Science General Education Requirement (15-18 Credits)


For an Associate of Applied Science degree, 15-18 credit hours are required in the following areas:

  • One course in the English core (ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1010E , or ENGL 2010 )
  • One course in the Quantitative Literacy (Mathematics) core
  • One course in American Institutions
  • One course from either the Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge area (minimum of 3 credits)
  • One course from one of the remaining five Knowledge Areas (minimum of 3 credits)

Software Development Curriculum (48 Credits)


Mathematics Requirement (4 Credits)


Note


* Students who are not prepared for this math course may need additional math credits/preparation. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for more information.

CSCY Common Core (15 Credits)


Software Development Core (29 Credits)


Free Electives (0-6 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, A.A.S. Degree: 63-66


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