- 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 Object-Oriented computer programs.
- Be able to troubleshoot computer hardware and network issues.
- Be able to design and implement web applications.
- Be able to design and implement mobile apps.
- Be able to design and implement relational databases.
- Be able to employ critical thinking to develop integrated software solutions, using relevant methodologies, frameworks, polices, 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
- ASDV XXXX Major Elective 12 Credits
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.