Software Development

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SouthwestTech_Icon_ComputerScienceDo you enjoy working on a computer in a flexible and self-directed environment? The Software Development Program at Southwest Technical College offers you the chance to dive into the process of computer programming, documenting, testing, and debugging involved in creating and maintaining applications. This program places emphases on user experience, version control management, and in-depth learning of programming ideas and applications.

Cost: $1,947.00
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

Start Dates: Enrolling now. Click here to get started.

Program Length: 19 Credit Hours (This program can be completed in approximately 10 months, based on enrollment of 15 hours per week.  If possible, students are encouraged to enroll in more hours per week to graduate faster.)

Location: Main Campus – Automotive & Tech Building

Admissions Requirement: CASAS Assessment or equivalent. Click here for more information. To schedule your CASAS Assessment, click here

Program Outcome:

  •  Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency

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Employment Resources:

      High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

      SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)


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      Occupational Advisory Committee

      Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:

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