Curriculum & Outcomes

 

Information Technology Applications Development

Associate of Applied Science Degree

92-93 Credits

The Information Technology Applications Development program is designed to prepare individuals to work as entry-level application developers within an organization. Students will acquire the skills to design, code, implement, and maintain programs and database systems that provide computer-based solutions to business problems. In the final term students collaborate on a project that simulates a real-life team-based applications development environment, or complete an industry based-internship.

Information Technology Applications Development program graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in software development
  • design, implement, and debug software applications using modern programming languages
  • analyze software related problems and design solutions utilizing appropriate software tools
  • demonstrate an understanding of software engineering, software testing principles, and quality assurance techniques
  • apply data management concepts and use query languages
  • use web technologies and scripting languages to create web sites and web applications
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Admission Dates: summer, fall, winter, spring

ACADEMIC PLAN

Program Requirements

ITAD 111 Computer Programming Fundamentals 5
ITAD 112 HTML 5
ITAD 122 JavaScript 5
ITAD 123 C++ Programming I 5
ITAD 133 C++ Programming II 5
ITAD 138 Structured Query Language (SQL) 5
ITAD 222 jQuery 5
- or -      
ITAD 228 Programming in C# 5
- or -      
ITAD 242 Java Programming 5
ITAD 235 Algorithms and Data Structures 5
ITAD 268 Quality Assurance Methodologies 5
ITAD 230 Programming for Mobile Devices 5
ITAD 275 PHP Scripting 5
ITAD 299 IT Project 3
MMDP 108 Interactive Media Design 5
MMDP 190 Portfolio/Job Search 5
Technical Elective* 4-5

Academic Core Requirements

ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
MATH& 141 Precalculus 5
Humanities 5
Social Sciences 5
Total Program Credits92-93

*Technical electives may be taken from ITAD, CSNT, or MMDP areas.

Information Technology Applications Development

Associate of Applied Science-T Degree

90 Credits

The Information Technology Applications Development AAS-T program is intended for transfer to specific baccalaureate programs based on locally negotiated articulation agreements. Achievement of this degree will prepare the transfer student for upper division study.

Information Technology Applications Development AAS-T program graduates will:

  • design, implement, and debug software applications using modern programming languages
  • analyze software related problems and design solutions utilizing appropriate software tools
  • demonstrate an understanding of software engineering principles
  • apply data management concepts and use data query languages
  • fulfill the prerequisites for entering upped level coursework for a baccalaureate computer science program
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology may not offer every course each quarter. Students are advised to meet with an adviser to plan class schedules for current and upcoming quarters that meet the transfer requirements of the four-year college of their choice. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Admission Dates: fall, winter, spring

ACADEMIC PLAN

Program Requirements

ITAD 111 Computer Programming Fundamentals 5
ITAD 123 C++ Programming I 5
ITAD 133 C++ Programming II 5
ITAD 138 Structured Query Language (SQL) 5
ITAD 221 Systems Analysis and Design 5
ITAD 235 Algorithms and Data Structures 5
ITAD 242 Java Programming 5

Academic Core Requirements

ART 102 Two Dimensional Graphic Design 5
- or -      
ART 121 Introduction to Drawing 5
- or -      
SPAN& 122 Spanish II* 5
- or -      
KREA& 122 Korean II* 5
- or -      
CHIN& 122 Chinese II* 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL 235 Technical Writing 5
MATH& 146 Statistics 5
MATH& 151 Calculus I 5
MATH& 152 Calculus II 5
PHIL& 120 Symbolic Logic 5
PHYS& 114 General Physics I w/Lab 5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5
HUM 215 Multicultureal America 5
Total Program Credits90

Software Development

Certificate of Proficiency

68 Credits

This four-quarter Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to work as entry-level application developers within an organization. Students will acquire the skills to design, code, implement, and maintain programs and database systems that provide computer-based solutions to business problems. In the final term students collaborate on a project that simulates a real-life team-based applications development environment, or complete an industry based-internship.

It is the student’s responsibility to work out an individual schedule with a counselor or advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Admission Dates: summer, fall, winter, spring

ACADEMIC PLAN

Program Requirements

ITAD 111 Computer Programming Fundamentals 5
ITAD 112 HTML 5
ITAD 123 C++ Programming I 5
ITAD 133 C++ Programming II 5
ITAD 138 Structured Query Language (SQL) 5
ITAD 221 Systems Analysis and Design 5
ITAD 228 Programming in C# 5
- or -      
ITAD 242 Java Programming 5
ITAD 230 Programming for Mobile Devices 5
ITAD 235 Algorithms and Data Structures 5
ITAD 268 Quality Assurance Methodologies 5
ITAD 299 IT Project 3

Academic Core Requirements

ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
MATH 099 Quantitative Reasoning (or above) 5
Social Sciences 5
Total Program Credits68

Web Applications Development

Certificate of Proficiency

68 Credits

This four-quarter Certificate program is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of settings. Graduates will be able to design, deploy and maintain Web sites, write Web applications and scripts for client-server environments, including retrieving data from databases and publishing it on the Web. They will acquire skills needed to be successful web developers. In the final term students collaborate on a project that simulates a real-life team-based applications development environment, or complete an industry-based internship.

It is the student’s responsibility to work out an individual schedule with a counselor or advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Admission Dates: fall, winter, spring

ACADEMIC PLAN

Program Requirements

ITAD 111 Computer Programming Fundamentals 5
ITAD 112 HTML 5
ITAD 122 JavaScript 5
ITAD 123 C++ 5
ITAD 138 Structured Query Language (SQL) 5
ITAD 222 jQuery 5
ITAD 128 Programming in C# 5
ITAD 139 ASP.NET 5
ITAD 268 Quality Assurance Methodologies 5
ITAD 275 PHP Scripting 5
ITAD 299 IT Project 5

Academic Core Requirements

ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra (or above) 5
Social Sciences 5
Total Program Credits68

Web Page Development

Certificate of Completion

15 credits

This certificate program is designed to prepare students to work as client-side web page developers. Students will acquire skills to design, implement, and maintain dynamic web sites that use industry standard languages and technologies for scripting and data representation on the Web..

The Web Page Development Certificate of Completion is designed to prepare students for job transitions, skills upgrades, and continuing industry education to remain current in their chosen field, web page design and development.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer ever course each quarter.  It is the student's responsibility to consult the class schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor or counselor.  Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

ITAD 112 HTML 5
ITAD 122 JavaScript 5
ITAD 222 jQuery 5
Total Program Credits15


Web Server Applications

Certificate of Completion

15 credits

This certificate program is designed to prepare students to work as web server applications developers. Students will acquire skills to design, implement, and maintain web sites that require server-side scripting such as processing user input from forms and storing and retrieving data from SQL databases.

The Web Server Applications Certificate of Completion is designed to prepare students for job transitions, skills upgrades, and continuing industry education to remain current in their chosen field, web page design and development.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer ever course each quarter.  It is the student's responsibility to consult the class schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor or counselor.  Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

ITAD 111 Computer Programming Fundamentals 5
ITAD 112 HTML 5
ITAD 275 PHP Scripting 5
Total Program Credits15

C++/C# DEVELOPER

Certificate of Completion

15 credits

This Certificate program is designed to prepare students to work as C++ or C# application developers within an organization. Students will acquire the skills to design, code, implement, and maintain programs that provide computer-based solutions to business problems.

The C++/C# Developer Certificate of Completion is designed to prepare students for job transitions, skills upgrades, and continuing industry education to remain current in their chosen field, software development.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer ever course each quarter.  It is the student's responsibility to consult the class schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor or counselor.  Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

ITAD 123 C++ Programming I 5
ITAD 133 C++ Programming II 5
ITAD 228 Programming with C# 5
Total Program Credits15