NVCC 2001-2002 Catalog
    Instructional Programs

Software Development Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: This specialization provides technical knowledge and skills in application design and software development for persons seeking employment as programmers or programmer/analysts.

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   IST220Micro. Op. Sys., Arch., & Hardware3
   IST251Computer Info. System Development3
   ISTProgramming Elective4
___Social Science Elective3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   IST232Database Management 3
   IST293Studies In Software Development or 
   IST290 Coordinated Internship 4
ISTAdv. Programming Elective 4
ISTElective 3
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Systems Technology with a Specialization in Software Development = 68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

4 The Advanced Programming elective must be a 200-level, 4-credit programming course.

5 IST elective may be selected from any IST or TEL course.

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