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Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Development

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The Skagit Valley College Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Development (Application Development) degree is a two-year, 90-credit career-oriented program designed for those who have completed an associate degree in computer science or technology-related field. (AAS-T, AAS or ATA), which typically do not transfer to four-year universities.

Program Highlights

  • Offered online with cohort connect via Zoom.
  • State of the art software application development tools.​
  • Collaboration and team building.
  • Integrated real-world projects and internships.
  • Community-oriented industry partnerships and networking opportunities.
  • The program cohort has a fall entry and follows a dedicated application and admission process. For more information on the application steps, click here.
  • If you have opted out of receiving emails from SVC, you will not receive any program materials. Please contact [email protected] to opt back in.
  • Upper-division classes carry higher tuition rates than associate degree courses. These rates are set by the State of Washington; you can find more information here.

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Program briefings for Fall 2023 entry are now open- Sign up by clicking here to find a time that works for you.

Course Sequence

Course Sequence Year 1-2
Associates Degree-90 credits

Example of Couse Sequencing

Year 3

Quarter 1-15 credits
CS 310 Data Structure & Algorithms (5cr)
CS 315 Database Modelling & Design (5cr)
BUS 340 Project Management (5cr)

Quarter 2-15 credits
CS 330 Application Architecture (5cr)
CS 300 Discrete Math for Applicaiton Development (5cr)
CS 320 Design Patterns & Techniques (5cr)

Quarter 3-Spring-15 credits
CS 350 Operating Systems (5cr)
ENVS 314 Environmental Science and Technology (5cr)
CS 399 Capstone I (5cr)

Year 4

Quarter 4-15 credits
IT 420 Information Security (5cr)
IT 360 Testing Concepts (5cr)
CS 450 User Interface & Experience (5cr)

Quarter 5-15 credits
CS 430 App Development Fundamentals(5cr)
CS 440 Server Development (5cr)
PHIL 430 Ethics & Law in IT (5cr)

Quarter 6-15 credits
CS 460 Cloud Basics (5cr)
CS 470 Full Stack Web Development (5cr)
CS 499 Capstone II (5cr)


Degree Total: 180 credits

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