The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology-Software Development is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of software development positions, such as software developer, software tester, systems analyst, quality assurance analyst, mobile application developer, and web developer.
Students typically begin their studies in this program at third-year (junior) standing, with credits earned during their first and second year applying towards the total 180 credits.
For more information about this degree, please visit www.greenriver.edu/software or contact a Software Development program advisor at email@example.com.
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The BAS Software Development curriculum engages students in a hands-on learning environment to reflect modern software development practices, requiring students to collaborate in team-based workspaces with access to wireless technology. As a result, all incoming students are required to have a wireless laptop computer.
- Completion of an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Students must attain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:
- Develop stable, robust, secure, and efficient code following best practices in database design and software construction.
- Communicate with technical and non-technical project stakeholders, and within project teams.
- Apply Agile practices such as maintaining a product backlog, planning sprints, participating in sprint reviews and retrospectives.
- Perform software quality assurance activities throughout the entire software lifecycle.
- Write technical documentation to support software lifecycle activities.