Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Development

The Fall 2021 Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Development application process is now closed. Learn more about the BAS program and schedule an advising session.

The bachelor’s degree in Software Development lets you earn a four-year degree right here at Austin Community College. This is ACC’s second bachelor’s degree program, and it’s designed to help you advance your education affordably. You’ll graduate with the diploma and skills you need to land an in-demand job with high earning potential. 

Program Format

ACC’s program is a 2+2 for those who have earned or are in the process of earning an associate degree in Information Technology. The bachelor program provides in-class, online, and competency-based opportunities to learn the science of coding, which means the more you know, the faster you can go. Successful students will earn a Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Development.

Pride Points

High Demand Career

4 Years of Affordable College

State-Approved Bachelor's Degree

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Career & Salary Information

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  • Software Developers, Applications

    Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

    # people are employed as Software Developers, Applications. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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  • Software Developers, Systems Software

    Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

    # people are employed as Software Developers, Systems Software. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track: