Programming and Application Development

The Programming and Application Development concentration of our Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Information Technology program will challenge your programming skills and improve your ability to develop real-world solutions. Our coursework prepares you to solve problems and helps you to develop practical programming solutions for businesses in any industry.

While progressing through our B.S. in Information Technology program, you’ll study higher-level application development in the .NET environment with courses on ASP, SQL, XML and the component object model for application development. Plus, you’ll learn common programming languages like JavaScript, C++ and Java with this Programming and Application Development concentration. And Peirce aligns our courses with the most popular IT certification exams so you’ll be prepared to get certified even before you graduate.

In addition to the B.S. in Information Technology, Peirce also offers an associate degree with a Programming and Application Development concentration. And most associate degree graduates at Peirce continue their education to complete the bachelor’s degree program, opening the door to higher-level positions and more rewarding opportunities. Plus, all of these degree programs are designed to fit right into your busy schedule and all of their courses are available on campus and online or as a combination of both.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

For course requirements and prerequisite information, refer to the individual course descriptions in the College Catalog.

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
COM 312Practical Reasoning3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
HUMHUM Core (choose 1)3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCISCI Core (choose 2)6
SOC SCISOC SCI Core (Chose 2)6
GEN EDGen Ed Core (choose 1)3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BIS 112Programming Concepts3
BIS 201HTML and the World Wide Web3
BIS 235Database Management Systems3
BIS 323Computer Programming II3
BIS 324Computer Programming III3
BIS 325Application Development I3
BIS 330JavaScript Programming3
BIS 345Using ASP.NET in Application Development3
BIS 402Systems Analysis and Design3
BIS 403Applied Systems Design3
BIS 415IT Capstone in Programming and Application Development3
ISC 325Access Control, Applications, and Systems Development Security3
ITN 120PC Fundamentals3
ITN 130Networking Fundamentals3
ITN 144Introduction to Network Security3
ITN 200Server Administration I3
ITN 220Help Desk and Customer Support Concepts3
ITN 301Linux Administration, Networking, and Security3
MAT 109 or MAT 370Statistics I or Applied Discrete Mathematics (choose 1)3
MIS 110Usability Principles and Design3
MIS 205Ethical Management of Information Technology3
MIS 302Project Management3
CWE 325 or ELECooperative Work Experience or Elective3
ELEElective courses (choose 3)9

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