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Software Developer

Award: Two-Year Diploma
Total Credits for Award: 54.00

Admission Requirements:

ITEC courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

MnTC Goal Area courses in this program may have different required placements and prerequisites, please see individual course requirements.


Description:

Minneapolis College's Software Development Diploma will empower you to systematically analyze problems and create software solutions for business, scientific fields and government. This fast-paced program uses state-of-the-art technology and prepares you for success through training in client/server architecture, data communications, data process principles and computer business applications. Upon completion of the program, you will have gained strong problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills that will be useful as you enter the workforce.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ITEC 1005

 Preparing for IT

 1.00

 ITEC 1100

 Information Technology Concepts

 2.00

 ITEC 1110

 Information Technology Skills

 2.00

 ITEC 1150

 Programming Logic and Design

 3.00

 ITEC 1250

 Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

 3.00

 ITEC 1425

 Data Communications

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 15.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110

 College Composition

 3.00

 CMST Course

 Choose any CMST course that meets MnTC Goal Area 1

 3.00

 ITEC 1375

 Or

 ITEC 1460

 Or

 ITEC 1465

 Database Design and Implementation

 Or

 SQL Server Database Design and Implementation

 Or

 MySQL Database Design and Implementation

 4.00

 ITEC 2425

 Or

 ITEC 2775

 Infotech Project Management

 Or

 Systems Analysis and Design

 4.00

 General Education

 Choose one course from MnTC Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 17.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: THIRD SEMESTER: 

 COURSE # 

 TITLE 

 CREDITS 

 ITEC 2950

 Information Technology Career Preparation

 2.00

 Choose two of the following programming languages from the list below.  A total of twelve credits are required.

 ITEC 2415

 Apple Mobile Programming

 6.00

 ITEC 2417

 Android Mobile Programming

 6.00

 ITEC 2455

 Visual Basic .Net Programming           

 6.00

 ITEC 2505

 Visual C# .Net Programming

 6.00

 ITEC 2545

 JAVA Programming

 6.00

 ITEC 2560

 Web Client and Server Programming

 6.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 14.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FOURTH SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ITEC Program Elective

 Choose any ITEC course that is not already part of the Diploma

 4.00

 ITEC 2905

 Software Development Capstone

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 8.00

 General Education Courses (9 Credits):

To complete the Software Developer Diploma, students are required to successfully complete nine credits of General Education coursework. A minimum of three credits must be completed from Goal Area 1 and three credits from Goal Area 7, 8, 9 or 10. Successful completion of ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110 satisfies, the MnTC Goal Area 1 requirement.

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.