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Software Development

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Total Credits for Award: 60.00

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 Degree 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

 *CMST Course

 Choose any CMST course that meets MnTC Goal Area 1

 3.00

 *ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110

 College Composition

 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

 INFS 1000

 Information Literacy and Research

 2.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: THIRD SEMESTER: 

 COURSE # 

 TITLE 

 CREDITS 

 *ENGL 1111

 Research and Composition for Change

 3.00

 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 Progamming

 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: 

 15.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FOURTH SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ITEC 2905

 Software Development Capstone

 4.00

 ITEC 2950

 Information Technology Career Preparation

 2.00

 ITEC Program Electives

 Choose any ITEC courses that are not already required for the  program

 4.00

 General Education

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

 3.00

 General Education

 Choose any course from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 1.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 14.00

General Education Courses (15 Credits):

To complete the Software Development A.A.S. degree, students are required to successfully complete 15 credits of General Education coursework. The coursework must be selected from at least three of the MnTC Goal Areas. A minimum of three credits must be completed from Goal Area 1 and three credits from Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10. Specific courses that are required are *ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110, *ENGL 1111 and *any CMST course that meets MnTC Goal Area 1.

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.