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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Software Coding Technology, A.A.S.


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Curtis Beckman, Program Coordinator/Instructor

Software Coding Technology is a two-year program that offers training in both traditional and web-based programming. An Associate of Applied Science degree is earned upon successful completion of the Software Coding Technology Program.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each IST and MAT course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general requirements):

Attain a 15 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;

Or

Earn a “B” or above in Intermediate ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading  and a “B” or above in MAT 0123 - Beginning Algebra ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

To be considered full-time, students in the Software Coding Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

The following courses should be taken in sequence. The program coordinator must approve any change.

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Course of Study:


First Year


Second Year


Semester Hours 15

Second Semester


Semester Hours 17

Total Semester Hours 64


Software Coding Technology Associate of Applied Science/64


Certificate



Software Coding Technology, Career Certificate


Curtis Beckman, Program Coordinator/Instructor

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in professional and business offices. All courses can be transferred into the two-year Software Coding Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Program. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the program.

Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined. Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator.

Candidates for graduation must also obtain an MTA 98-381 Introduction to Programming using Python certification.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain a 15 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;

Or

Earn a “B” or above in Intermediate ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading  and a “B” or above in MAT 0123 - Beginning Algebra ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

To be considered full-time, students in the Software Coding Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

Course of Study:


Software Coding Technology Career Certificate/30 hours



Software Coding Technology, Technical Certificate


Curtis Beckman, Program Coordinator/Instructor

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in professional and business offices. All courses can be transferred into the two-year Software Coding Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Program. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the program.

Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined. Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator.

Candidates for graduation must also obtain the MTA 98-381 Introduction to Programming using Python and the MTA 98-382 Introduction to Programming using Java certifications.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain a 15 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;

Or

Earn a “B” or above in ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading  and a “B” or above in MAT 0123 - Beginning Algebra ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

To be considered full-time, students in the Software Coding Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

Please see the Software Coding Technology instructor for the list of courses required to complete this certification option.

Course of Study:


First Year


Second Year


Semester Hours 12

Second Semester


Semester Hours 3

Total Semester Hours 45


Software Coding Technology Technical Certificate/45 hours


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