Is a Bachelor of Science in Software Development Degree Right for Me?
The Bachelor of Science in Software Development program is designed to prepare students for the intricate design process that is entailed in translating customer software needs into workable software solutions.
This program may be a good choice for you if:
- You enjoy working with new and innovative technologies.
- You have the desire to analyze users’ needs, then design, test, and develop software to meet those needs.
- You are a skillful in software maintenance and product documentation.
- You demonstrate sound critical thinking skills.
- You are a good communicator.
- You are skilled at coding.
What is the Software Development Career Outlook?
Employment of software developers is projected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of applications developers is projected to grow 30 percent, and employment of systems developers is projected to grow 11 percent.
What Can I Do with This Degree?
- Applications Software Developer
- Systems Software Developer
- Computer Systems Design
- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
- Software Publishers
What Will I Learn?
The bachelor's of software development program provides a foundation in general education as well as the skills necessary for success as a software developer. Several opportunities are also integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications (A+, MOS, ICCP, C++).
How is Hodges University’s Bachelor of Science in Software Development Program Different?
The Bachelor of Science in Software Development curriculum gives students an in-depth specialization within the area of software development, which builds on the materials that were introduced in the broad scope of the Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology program. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have achieved the knowledge base to be prepared for an occupation that focuses on the development of software on a wide variety of technology devices The liberal arts and business components of this degree complement the technical component, making the student well-rounded and highly employable in today’s business environment.
Fisher School of Technology students also have the advantage of learning from faculty members who have real-world experience.
Our Curriculum and Technology
The Bachelor of Science in Software Development program at Hodges University provides unique educational advantages through this career-oriented program, while focusing on the technical skills most useful in the software development field. Hodges University provides extensive computer hardware and software for hands-on student use. Several opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications (A+, MOS, and ICCP C++). The University offers students the use of updated computer systems with the Microsoft Office Suite of products, local- and wide-area networks, direct access to the internet, a technology oriented library, technology labs, and so much more.
Hodges prides itself on providing technology for its students. Fifty-four percent of classrooms at Hodges are equipped with a computer for each seat, including several classrooms that are outfitted for advanced technology studies.
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Your admissions coordinator will:
- Help you complete the application in its entirety.
- Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
- Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
- Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
- Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
- Give you information regarding your orientation.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!