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Bellevue College’s Software Development Associate in Applied Science – Transfer degree helps prepare students for a career in this high-demand field. Developers are the creative minds behind software programs and every company needs software for users to interact with and control their products. In addition to technical content, the degree includes general education requirements in communication (oral, written and listening), math, english, science and social science.
With curriculum updated every year to meet industry and business demands, this degree prepares graduates for entry-level developer positions and for continuation to a baccalaureate institution. Certificates of Accomplishment and Achievement in Data Reporting Analyst, Web Development and Introductory C++ Programming may be applied toward the degree.
The Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree in Software Development prepares students for admission into the BAS Software Development Application Development concentration. Upon completion of the AAS-T students will be able to directly apply all 90 credits towards the 180 credit BAS program. It typically takes an additional two years for students to complete the remaining bachelor’s coursework at a full-time status.
The BAS Software Development Application Development concentration is a four-year, 180-credit program that prepares students for various careers in Software Development. This degree is structured around the C# programming language to develop desktop and web-based applications.
The AAS-T Software Development is a two-year, 90-credit program that is designed for both those seeking immediate employment in an entry-level software development career or preparing for continuation into a baccalaureate program. Students can apply all 90 credits to the BAS Application Development at BC.
The Data Reporting Analyst Certificate is a one-year, 35-credit certificate that prepares students for entry-level positions working with programmers and database analysts to create data analysis reports, work with relational databases and create reports for decision makers. Previously titled Database Report Developer Certificate.
The Web Development Certificate is a one-year, 45-credit certificate that prepares students for entry-level positions that require maintenance and development of web-based applications to be used on desktop and mobile devices. Previously titled Programming for Mobile and Web Development Certificate.
The Python Programming Certificate is a one-year, 45-credit certificate that prepares students for entry-level positions as programmers with companies using Python programming language and its related libraries.
The Introductory C++ Programming Certificate is a two-quarter, 15-credit certificate that introduces students to the concepts of object-oriented programming, C++ class libraries and abstract data structures.
• SQL Fundamentals
• C++ Programming
• Documentation and Reports
• Abstract Data Structures
Instructors focus on teaching students hands-on technical skills.
Tuition costs at Bellevue College are significantly lower than other 4-year degree programs at state universities.
The BAS, AAS-T and all Certificates are financial aid eligible. WorkForce approved program.
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Twice a year faculty meet with advisory committee members to ensure curriculum is relevant and up-to-date in order to meet industry standards.
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