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Bachelor of Science in Software Development

Program Description

The Software Development degree program immerses students in the art of creating functional, innovative software applications. Through coding, design, and project management, students gain proficiency in various programming languages and software engineering principles. Graduates emerge as skilled developers, capable of designing and building software solutions that meet real-world needs.

Career Opportunities

Program Outcome

Upon completing the Software Development degree program, students will possess a comprehensive understanding of IT concepts and a profound grasp of the software development lifecycle, programming paradigms, design patterns, and algorithms. They will develop cognitive flexibility and critical thinking skills, enabling them to adapt to evolving technologies and creatively devise innovative software solutions. Additionally, they will cultivate strong interpersonal and ethical skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts and proficiently apply various software development tools, languages, and frameworks to design and develop functional and user-centered applications.

Bachelor of Science in Software Development

Program Structure
Required Total Credits (120)
General Education
31
Major
44
Core Major
27
Electives
18

Students are required to complete 31 credit hours of General Education courses.

Students select courses from the list of General Education requirement section of the Catalog.

Course Code
Course Name
Credit
COSC 111
Computer Science Survey
3
COSC 121
Computer Science A
3
COSC 221
Computer Science B
3
COSC 241
Computing Science Fundamentals
3
COSC 251
Data Structure
3
COSC 331
Operating Systems
3
COSC 340
Networking Essentials
3
ICT 301
Software Analysis and Design
3
ICT 320
Cybersecurity Technician
3
INFO 652
Programming and Database Design
3
ITM 201
Java Programming I
3
ITM 340
Maths for Computing
3
ITM 350
Project Management
3
MATH 234A
Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
5
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
SFW 371
Introduction to Web Development
3
SFW 372
Software Engineering Fundamentals and Life Cycle
3
SFW 373
Frontend Web Development Using JavaScript
3
SFW 374
Software Quality Assurance
3
SFW 375
Linux Fundamentals & Version Control
3
SFW 450
Backend Web Development Using NodeJS
3
SFW 451
Backend Web Development Using Java
3
ITM 475
Final Year Project
3
INTS 400
Internship
3
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
ICT 401
Innovation and Design Thinking
3
ICT 405
Ethical Hacking
3
ICT 406
Advance Ethical Hacking
3
ITM 360
Artificial Intelligence
3
ITM 370
Data Analytics
3
ITM 380
Cloud Computing
3
ITM 381
Cloud Solutions Architect
3
ITM 390
Machine Learning
3
ITM 454
Natural Language Processing
3

Graduation Requirements: Students must have 2.00 GPA in all coursework and meet the required total credits.