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.
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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.
When it comes to software developer job skills, coding is just one area of expertise. Successful software developers need to understand general programming language concepts and structure, database architecture, and network infrastructure.
High Demand Career
4 Years of Affordable College
State-Approved Bachelor's Degree
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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.
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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.
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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.
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