BAS in Information Systems and Technology Application Development Concentration

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2017 – 2018.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

The Application Development concentration includes fundamentals of programming, object oriented programming, design patterns and practices, data-base applications, web technologies, and application environments, including mobile devices and the cloud. Graduates who choose this concentration will be prepared for jobs as application developers, web developers, mobile applications developers, systems analysts and QA associates/analysts.

Program Requirements

Completion Worksheet

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Prerequisites Requirements – All Students

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Associate degree in IT or CS-related field or equivalent credits that represent the combination of program admission required courses and other transferable college-level credits.
Must have two English courses and at least 20 credits of general education courses from the following list of General Education requirements:
English Composition (5 Cr)
The Research Paper (5 Cr) or Technical Writing (5 Cr)
College Level Math (5 Cr)
(see below for specific concentration requirements)
Social Science course from the AAS-DTA transfer list (5 Cr)

(Students selecting the Application Development or BI concentration do not need a social science prerequisite)

Humanities course from the AAS-DTA transfer list (5 Cr)
Natural Science (5-6 Cr)

(Ten credits in Natural Science from AAS-DTA list required for BAS Information Systems and Technology graduation. Students must choose from two different subject areas. At least five credits must be in physical, biological and/or Earth sciences. Shall includes at least one laboratory course)

Core Program Requirements – All Students

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS 355 Business of Information Technology 5
CMST 340 Advanced Communication in Business & Technology 5
ISIT 105 Problem Solving for the IT Professional 5
ISIT 490 Capstone I 5
ISIT 491 Capstone II 5
PHIL& 115 Critical Thinking 5
PHIL 375 Ethical Issues in Information Technology 5
Any 200-level Social Science course from AAS-DTA transfer list 5
Natural Science (5 Cr) from AAS-DTA transfer list 5

Technical Prerequisites for Application Development Concentration

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
MATH 130 /
BA 240 /
MATH& 141*
Introduction to Statistics (5 Cr) /
Statistical Analysis (5 Cr) /
Precalculus I or higher (5 Cr)
PROG 109 Introduction to Web Development (5 Cr)
PROG 110 Introduction to Programming (5 Cr)
PROG 120 Object Oriented Programming Concepts (5 Cr)
PROG 123 Server Side Web Development (5 Cr)
PROG 160 Systems Analysis and Design (5 Cr)
PROG 209 Client-Side Web Programming I (5 Cr)
PROG 210 Enterprise Software Development II (5 Cr)
PROG 260 Adv. Topics in Object Oriented Programming (5 Cr)
PROG 272 Implementing a Mobile Solution(5 Cr)

Application Development Concentration Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUS 370 Intermediate Project Management 5
ISIT 320 Advanced Web Development 5
ISIT 322 Developing Mobile Applications 5
ISIT 324 Principles of Software Testing 5
ISIT 328 Information Security Essentials 5
ISIT 420 Advanced Data Access Techniques 5
ISIT 422 Application Architecture 5
TECH 223 Using and Supporting Linux 5

Grand Total: 180

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Last Updated July 19, 2017