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Computer Software Development - Web Development Option

Computer Software Development - Web Development Option

This program is available at the Beavercreek, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations. Most courses in the curriculum are available online or in hybrid format (part online, part classroom). The Advanced Topics course currently requires class attendance. Some courses may be available at only one location (Springfield or Beavercreek). Some courses are offered only once a year. Contact your academic advisor about course sequencing. Graduating Computer Software Development students wishing to further build their skills could also receive an Associate of Applied Business in the New Media Web Design Option by completing an additional 3 courses in the New Media curriculum.

Information technology is one of the fastest-growing career fields today. The Computer Software Development curriculum focuses on programming, database, and web design. Students learn to analyze, design, and develop solutions to business problems through the use of technology.

Embedded Certificate
This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if this certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.           

Career Information

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Business degree in Computer Software Development, a graduate will be able to do the following:

  • Analyze information system requirements and design appropriate software solutions
  • Write computer programs to implement information system designs.
  • Develop database systems to meet business data requirements
  • Design and create websites.
  • Find and correct errors in the design and implementation of software solutions
  • Utilize industry standard software effectively as a digital media editor.
Course Title Credits
CSD 1510 Programming Fundamentals with Python * 3
ENG 1111 English I 3
FYE 1100 College Success * 1
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications ^* 3
ITS 1205 Windows Concepts ^* 1
ITS 1300 Introduction to Computers and Networks 2
ITS 1500 HTML and CSS 3
CSD 1300 Database Management 2
CSD 1310 SQL I 2
CSD 1600 JavaScript and jQuery 3
NWM 1005 Digital Aesthetics and User Experience 3
NWM 1020 Adobe for Web Professionals 3
NWM 1610 Web Design 3
CSD 2310 SQL II 2
CSD 2521 Java Programming I 3
CSD 2610 Mobile Web Application Programming 3
COM 1120 Public Speaking I 3
PSY 1111 Introduction to Psychology  
or SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology 3
CSD 2522 Java Programming II 3
CSD 2800 Advanced Topics 3
NWM 2400 Advanced Web Design 3
ART 1002 Art History II 3
STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I 3
  Total credit hours 61
^Proficiency test available.

* Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0800 before taking other computer courses.  Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0810 before taking a computer class.

The program schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students, and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional terms of study. Students should consult their academic advisors for help in planning their schedules.

A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.

Academic Preparation

Computer Software Development students need a high school algebra background equivalent to MTH 0650 Algebra for Non-STEM majors. Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0800 Computer Fundamentals as a preparatory course before taking other computer courses. Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0810 Beginning Keyboarding or ITS 1210 Keyboarding/Word Processing.

Transfer Information

Students who wish to continue with their education can apply for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Web Design and Development at Clark State.  See the Bachelor Degree section of the catalog for more information.