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information technology - software developer


    Program Number: 10-152-1
    School Year: 2018-2019
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online

    Program Description

    The Software Developer Program will develop skills for individuals in developing applications and programs using HTML, C#, Java, PHP, ASP.NET, and SQL. Students will learn various supporting technologies in database development, documentation, and system analysis and design. Students will be prepared to support the software development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $47,998

    Approximate Costs

    • $134.20 per credit (resident)
    • $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Design software systems
    • Integrate database technology
    • Design software applications
    • Develop technical documentation

    Career Opportunities

    • Systems Analyst
    • Database Administrator
    • Software Architect
    • Software Developer

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
    • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.


    Semester 1
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    152-105Relational Databases3
    152-108Introduction to Programming3
    152-112Web Coding Technologies3
    801-136English Composition 13
    890-101**College 1012
    Semester 2
    152-118Database-Driven Web Sites3
    152-126Introduction to Systems Analysis3
    152-139C# Development3
    801-197Technical Reporting3
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    Semester 3
    152-133IT Project Management3
    152-137Java Programming2
    152-147Systems Analysis and Design3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Semester 4
    152-138Advanced Java Programming2
    152-142Software Developer Capstone3
    152-143Advanced SQL3
    152-148Systems Analysis and Implementation3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements67

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.