- Graduates will acquire occupational competencies in programming and software development.
- Graduates will be introduced to widely-used programming languages and build proficiency.
- Graduates will obtain the knowledge to develop custom software solutions for complex business environments.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Technical Diploma in Application Software Development will:
- Be able to design, write, debug and test application software.
- Be able to demonstrate the ability to install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and optimize computer systems.
- Be able to use a variety of scripting tools and languages to automate routine tasks and enable clients to import, export, and access usable data.
- Be able to employ critical thinking to find software solutions.
- Be able to develop integrated software solutions, using relevant methodologies, policies, and standards.
Specific Degree Requirements
Students wishing to earn a Technical Diploma in Application Software Development from South Louisiana Community College must:
- Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.
- Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
- Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
- Have no more than one-third credit hours in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
- Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.
Major Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 45
CTS: Application Software Technician Total: 18
TD: Application Software Specialist Total Credits: 45
A grade of “C” or higher is required in all courses.
1CTS: Java Application Developer is awarded after a student has earned a “C” or higher in the following courses: ASDV 1205, 1220, 1905, 2115, 2420 and an ASDV Elective.
2CTS: Web Application Developer is awarded after a student has earned a “C” or higher in the following courses: ASDV 1205, 1220, 1905, 2420, 2520 and 2620.