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Software Database Developer, A.S.
Take the Leap Toward Designing and Developing the Next Generation of Powerful Applications
Individuals pursuing an Associate of Science degree in the Software and Database Developer program want to begin or advance a career in software/database development. Graduates from this program seek positions as software developers, quality assurance specialists, database specialists and systems analysts. This program focuses on programming logic, in-demand programming languages, database programming and design and analysis associated with creating software applications. A strong emphasis is placed on working collaboratively in a team environment, communicating effectively, and cultivating good software development skills.
While salaries vary based upon on the type and location of your job, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $81,430 in May 2015.
Software Database Developer Program Course Requirements
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COP1000, Intro to Programming Logic
COP2700, Data Structure (SQL)
CIS2321, System Analysis and Design
CGS1103, Project Management Concepts and Processes
COP 2250, Java Programming I
COP2224, C++ Programming I
DIG2100, Web Design I
COP2840, Internet Programming
COP2657, Intro to SmartPhone Programming
CTS1650, Network Fundamentals
COP2701, Database Design and Management
CTS1120, Computer and Network Security (Security +)
CEN2212, Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IoT)
COP2940, Integrative Programming and Technologies Capstone
What can you do with a Software Database Developer Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Information Security Analysts
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Software Development LabsThe Advanced Technology Center on the Panama City campus offers multiple state-of-the-art computer labs designed for group collaboration, planning and designing in a dynamic, creative environment.
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