Associate Degree Program

 

To create engaging and functional web pages, you will gain skills in software development with an emphasis on developing responsive, adaptive websites.
Students first learn to code in the Object-Oriented paradigm, learning data abstraction. With these essential programming skills, students will continue to learn how to create attractive, responsive websites that respond to fit any screen size and adapt to multiple presentation layers.These websites will utilize client and server processing, connect to databases and will run on multiple devices simultaneously; devices such as desktop computers, tablets, smartphones, and even smart glasses and television screens.
Attributes that will contribute to your success in the program include the ability to concentrate on details for long periods of time, being able to work independently as well as on a team, and possessing analytical and problem-solving skills, effective communication skills, personal initiative, imagination and curiosity.

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect graduates to:

Create web and software applications using the leading industry object oriented programming languages

Participate in software development projects using the leading analysis, design and management techniques

Create adaptable and responsive database-driven websites

Create native web-based applications using ASP.NET and leading client-side technologies

Solve problems individually and in a team environment

Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

A high school diploma or GED

Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

Future Opportunities  – If you are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree upon graduation, check with the program advisor and the institution you plan to attend regarding the transfer of MATC credits.

Possible Careers

Software Developer

Web Application Developer

Business Analyst

Computer Programmer

Related Programs

IT Mobile Application Developer

IT Information Systems Security Specialist

IT Computer Support Specialist

IT Network Specialist

Web Designer

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Curriculum effective 2015-16.