Code a New Skillset for Your Future.
It’s hard to think of an industry that doesn’t have a computer information system at its core. DeVry University’s Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Software Development is designed to help you prepare for a variety of fields in a broad range of industries. Our Software Programming Specialization is anchored with our Tech Core approach, which is designed with hands-on learning experiences to give you solid foundation in technology.
Get to Know Our Software Programming Degree Specialization.
The Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Software Programming is designed to help you build a foundation of interdisciplinary skills you’ll need for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy. You’ll learn relevant skills in operating systems, programming, hardware, connectivity and security. These skills will give you a foundation in engineering technology, information technology and software and information systems. Learn protocols and techniques necessary to program, document, test and debug applications and software packages. Our experienced professors will also help you understand how software is conceived, specified and designed for an end user.
Choose to specialize in Software Programming when you earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems with Software Programming Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.
It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.
PORTABLE IOT KIT
Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.
With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.
*The Portable IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
CERTIFICATION EXAM REIMBURSEMENT
Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Cloud+
- Microsoft Technology Associate - Python
Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.
Graduates of our Software Programming Specialization may consider careers such as:
Computer Systems Analyst
Front-end and Back-end Developer
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
Tech Core Courses
|CEIS101||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|CEIS114||Introduction to Digital Devices|
|NETW191||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking|
|NETW211||Fundamentals of Cloud Computing|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Security|
Information Systems and Programming
|CEIS236||Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals|
|CIS170C||Programming with Lab|
|CIS247C||Object-Oriented Programming with Lab|
|CIS355A||Business Application Programming with Lab|
Networking and System Administration
|NETW260||Intermediate Information Technology and Networking I|
|NETW270||Intermediate Information Technology and Networking II|
Information Technology and Networking
|CEIS210||Introduction to Cryptographic Methods|
|CEIS312||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning|
|SEC321||Network Security Testing with Lab|
|CEIS392||Product, Project, and People Management|
|CEIS494||Senior Project I|
|CEIS496||Senior Project II|
Technology Career Preparation
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
|CEIS200||Software Engineering I|
|CEIS295||Data Structures and Algorithms|
|CEIS320||Introduction to Mobile Device Programming|
|CEIS400||Software Engineering II|
|CEIS420||Programming Languages and Advanced Techniques|
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.