This certificate targets the skills required in the field of software development, including algorithm design, flowchart design, writing programs in Java and Visual Basic, developing applications for mobile devices, and designing and creating databases. Additionally, students will learn about the systems development life cycle and how technology is used to solve business problems. Students will problem solve, learn about the Information Technology (IT) industry, and explore object-oriented programming languages. Certificate recipients may apply these skills to seek entry-level positions in related areas of IT.

The Software Developer Certificate program is a 24-credit program; the courses required by this certificate may transfer to the Computer Information Technology Associate’s degree programs at MxCC.

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Program Coordinator

 Donna Hylton Professor/Program Coordinator of Computer Information Technology and Management Information Systems
Phone: 860-343-5774
Email: dhylton@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Snow 512


Software Developer by Certificate

Required Courses Credits
CSC*105 Programming Logic3
CSC*295 Coop Ed/Work Experience3
CSC*220 Object Oriented Programming Using JAVA3
CSC*262 Programming Mobile Devices I3
CSC*231 Database Design I 3
CST*201 Introduction to Management Information Systems3
CSC*249 Contemporary Business Application Development3
CSA*140 Database Applications3
Total credits: 24

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Updated 6/26/18