Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Software Development Engineering, A.A.S.


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This program prepares students with practical skills and knowledge for entry-level positions within the software engineering profession.  Software engineering relates to the concept, design, implementation, deployment, and maintenance of software.  The program will provide the theoretical fundamentals of software development along with the hands-on practical aspects and competencies required by the industry.  The program is designed to support innovation through the application of software engineering principles that provides a solution-focused skill set to real-world business needs and scenarios.

Program Outcomes

  • Explain the theoretical fundamentals of software development.
  • Develop practical skills and knowledge for positions within the software engineering profession.
  • Apply competencies required by the software design industry through hands-on practice.
  • Apply software engineering principles to provide a solution-focused skill set to real-world business needs and scenarios.
  • Use current languages, methodologies, and integrated development environments to develop secure program code for a variety of platforms, including web and mobile.
  • Produce robust software using the program development cycle to analyze, design, implement, deploy, document, and maintain applications.
  • Complete a capstone project applying project management, communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills to a large software development project.

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Software Development Engineering


General Education Core 16
SDE Core 44
Total Credit Hours Required 60

Program Disclaimer


This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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