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Application Development Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) Degree
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B.A.S.: Application Development
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View printer-friendly version The B.A.S. in Application Development is a degree designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in software development careers by providing industry-relevant applied education in application development. Instruction focuses on current industry trends including web, cloud and mobile applications, as well as industry practices such as Agile and collaborative development. A strong emphasis on industry-based projects throughout the program will prepare graduates to meet current and future industry needs and emerging software trends.
Learning Outcomes

Applicants must have an associate degree (or equivalent credits) from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and a 2.5 GPA or higher in all IT courses. Any General Education Requirements taken as part of the associate degree can be transferred in to the requirements below.

The following courses are prerequisites (equivalent courses may be substituted):

Example Course Numbers

Prerequisites

Credit Hours

North

Central

South

PREREQUISITES – IT Courses

 

IT 102,IT 115, IT 162, CSC 110, CSC 142

CSC 110, CSC 142, ITC 110, ITC 115, ITC 172, or ITC 240

CSC 110, CSC 142, CTN 131

Programing:

5 credits of object-oriented programming strongly recommended

 

10

IT 125

ITC 220 or ITC 222

 

CTN 121

Database Development / Programming in SQL.

5

IT 111

WEB 110 or ITC 240

CTN 160

Web programming / development

5

 

 

 

PREREQUISITES– Gen Ed

 

College Level Mathematics

Calculus Recommended

College Level Mathematics

Calculus Recommended

College Level Mathematics

Calculus Recommended

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (QSR)

College Level Mathematics

Statistics or Calculus Recommended

5

 

 

English / Communication Courses

English / Communication Courses

English / Communication Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL& 101

 

5

 

Curriculum

Course Number

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements

(60 credits minimum)

Lecture Hours

Lab Hours

Credit Hours

 

Typically 15 or more of the following credits must be completed before beginning AD-BAS degree**

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite Courses

Communication skills (ENGL& 101)

College Level Mathematics

110

 

10

English / Communication Courses

Communication Skills

5 credits in a composition, writing-intensive, or basic speaking skills course.

55

 

 

5

 

Any physical, biological, or earth sciences

The Natural World

At least one 5 credit lab class required.  See list below for acceptable courses

Varies

 

 

Varies

 

 

10

 

Humanities

 

Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts  

See list below for acceptable courses

110

 

10

Social Sciences

Individuals, Cultures, and Societies

See list below for acceptable courses

110

 

10

Other General Education Credits

Gen Ed Courses suited for AD-BAS Degree:

Credits may be selected to best suit the needs of the baccalaureate program

 

165

 

 

15

TOTAL

 

 

 

60

 

Course

Number

Degree/Certificate Requirements (credits)

 

Lecture Hours  

Lab Hours

Credit Hours

AD300

Component Software or CSC 143

55

 

5

AD310

Software Lifecycle

55

 

5

AD315

Discrete Mathematics

55

 

5

AD320

Web Application Development

55

 

5

AD325

Data Structures and Algorithms (Prereq: AD 300 or CSC 143)

55

 

5

AD330

Professional Communication in IT

55

 

5

AD340

Mobile Application Development

55

 

5

AD350

Relational Database Technology

55

 

5

AD400

Project Management in Software Development

55

 

5

AD410

Web Application Practicum

 

165

5

AD420

Cloud Computing – Software as a Service

55

 

5

AD430

Mobile Application Practicum

 

165

5

AD440

Cloud Computing Practicum

 

165

5

AD490

 Internship or Capstone

 

275

5

TOTAL 

                                                                                 

 

 

70

 

Course Number

Electives (credits)

Lecture Hours

Lab Hours

Credit Hours

Varies

Includes any credits taken towards the associate degree and/or technology prerequisites

varies

varies

50

 

 

 

 

 
Total Credits
180
Total Credits -- Minimum
180.00
Sequence Type
Suggested
Sequence

Suggested Sequence for the Full-Time Student:

Fall, Year 1

Winter, Year 1

Spring, Year 1

Component Software (5) AD 300 Or Programming II (5)

CSC 143

Prereq: Program entry

Data Structures and Algorithms (5) – AD 325

Prereq: AD 300 or CSC 143

Mobile Application Development (5) – AD 340

Prereqs : AD 320 & AD 325

Software Lifecycle (5) – AD 310

Prereq: Program entry

Relational Database Technology (5) – AD 350

Prereq: Program entry

Web Applications Practicum (5) – AD 410

Prereqs: AD 320 & AD 310

Gen Ed (5)

Web Application Development (5) – AD 320

Prereq: Program entry

Discrete Mathematics (5) – AD 315

Prereq: Program entry

     

Fall, Year 2

Winter, Year 2

Spring, Year 2

Cloud Computing – Software as a Service (5) AD 420

Prereqs: AD 320, AD 325 & AD 350

Professional Communication in IT (5) – AD 330

Prereq: Program entry

Internship or Capstone (5) – AD 490

Faculty permission

Mobile Application Practicum (5) – AD 430

Prereqs: AD 340, AD 320 & AD 310

Cloud Computing Practicum (5) – AD 440

Prereqs: AD 420, AD 320 & AD 310

Project Management in Software Development – AD 400

Prereq: Completed at least one practicum

Gen Ed (5)

Gen Ed (5)

Gen Ed (5)

 

Potential Sequence for the Part-Time Student:

Fall, Year 1

Winter, Year 1

Spring, Year 1

Component Software (5) – AD 300 Or Programming II (5)

CSC 143

Prereq: Program entry

Web Application Development (5) – AD 320

Prereq: Program entry

Web Applications Practicum (5) – AD 410

Prereqs: AD 320 & AD 310

Software Lifecycle (5) – AD 310

Prereq: Program entry

Data Structures and Algorithms (5) – AD 325

Prereq: AD 300 or CSC 143

Gen Ed(5)

 

 

 

     

Fall, Year 2

Winter, Year 2

Spring, Year 2

Cloud Computing – Software as a Service (5) – AD 420

Prereqs: AD 320, AD 325 & AD 350

Cloud Computing Practicum (5) – AD 440

Prereqs: AD 420, AD 320 & AD 310

Mobile Application Development (5) – AD 340

Prereqs : AD 320 & AD 325

Gen Ed(5)

Relational Database Technology (5) – AD 350

Prereq: Program entry

Discrete Mathematics (5) – AD 315

Prereq: Program entry

 

Fall, Year 3

Winter, Year 3

Spring, Year 3

Mobile Application Practicum (5) – AD 430

Prereqs: AD 340, AD 320 & AD 310

Professional Communication in IT (5) – AD 330

Prereq: Program entry Prereq: Program entry

Internship or Capstone (5) – AD 490

Faculty permission

Gen Ed (5)

Gen Ed (5)

Project Management in Software Development – AD 400

Prereq: Completed at least one practicum

Elective Groups

Areas of Knowledge Distribution Requirements for BAS degree

Visual, Literary and Performing Arts (Humanities and Arts) 10 Credits No more than 5 credits of a student/performance class (*asterisked below) may be used in this category. Art: ART &100, 101*, 102*, 103*, 104, 105, 110*, 111*, 112*, 113*, 114*, 115,* 121*, 122*, 123*, 163, 166*, 170, 201*, 202*, 203*, 205*, 206*, 207*, 210*, 211*, 212*, 213*, 214*, 215*, 216*,217*, 221*, 222*, 223*, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 281*, 282*, 283*, 284*, 285*, 290, 291 American Sign Language: ASL &121, &122, &123, 210, &221, &222, &223 Chinese: CHIN &121, &122, &123, &221, &222, &223 Communication: CMST &101, &102, 115, 145, 155, 175, 185, 195, 205, &210, 215, &220, &230, 235, 245, 255, 265, 275, 285, 295 Drama: DRMA &101, 103, 105, 108*, 109*, 110*, 112, 114*, 116*, 120*, 121*, 122*, 123*, 131, 182*, 204*, 205*, 206*, 221*, 222*, 223*, 284, 285, 286 English: ENGL 104, 109, &111, &112, &113, &114, 117, 151, 152, 153, 201, 204, 205, 214, 218, 219, &224, &225, &226, &227, &228, 231, 232, 233, &235, 240, 241, &244, &245, &246, 251, 252, 253, &254, &256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 263, 265, 266, 267, 270, 291, 292, 293   French: FRCH &121, &122, &123, 204, 205, 206, 212, &221, &222, &223, 231, 232, 233 German: GERM &121, &122, &123 Humanities: HUM 104, 105, 110, 115, &116, &117, &118, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 150, 160, 200, 210, 234, 261, 270 Italian: ITAL 121, 122, 123 Japanese: JAPN &121, &122, &123, &221, &222, &223 Journalism: JRN 101, 102, 103 Linguistics: LAN 101, 110 Literature: LIT 236, 238 Music: MUSC 100, &105, 106, 109, 110, 113, 116, 117, 119*, 120*, 125, 126*, 127*, 128*, 130*, 134 - 140*, &141, &142, &143, 144*, 145*, 146*, 147*, 148*, 150*, 151*, 156*, 157*, 158*, 160, 161, 163, 164*, 165*, 166*, 171*, 172*, 173*, 182*, 185, 204, 205, 213, 221*, 222*, 223*, &231, &232, &233 Russian: RUSS &121, &122, &123 Spanish: SPA &121, &122, &123, &221, &222, &223, 236, 238 Vietnamese: VIET &121, &122, &123 Individuals, Cultures and Societies (Social Sciences) 10 Credits You are required to complete 5 credits of ECON&201, 5 credits of ECON&202 and 5 more credits from the courses below: American Ethnic Studies: AME 150, 151, 160, 201 Anthropology: ANTH &100, &106, 113, &125, 130, 135, 201, &206, &210, 211, 212, 213, &216, &227, &228, 275 American Sign Language: ASL 120, 125 Biology: BIOL 150 Economics: ECON 100, 102, &201, &202, 240 Environmental Science: ENV 150, 160, 170, 200, 202, 206, 208, 214, 294 Environmental Science: ENVS &101 Geography: GE0G 100&, 155, 200&, 205, 207, 230, 260 History: HIST 105, 106, 108, 120, &126, &127, &128, 131, &136, &137, 138, 140, 145, &146, &147, &148, 150, 191, 200, 208, 210, 211, 212, &214, &219, 221, 230, 241, 242, 251, 268, 269, 273 International Studies: ISP 101, 105, 110, 120, 160, 170, 201, 205, 210, 220, 234, 251, 255, 260, 261, 270 Philosophy: PHIL &101, 102, 110, 111, 118, 160, 215, 220, 240, 245, 250, 255, 267 Political Science: POLS &101, 111, 112, 170, &200, &202, &203, 205, 206, 213, 220, 255 Psychology: PSYC &100, 120, &200, 205, 207, 209, 210, 217, &220, 230, 235, 245, 250, 255, 257, 294 Religion: REL 150, 151 Sociology: SOC &101, 102, 105, 106, 107, 120, 130, 150, 170, &201, 220, 230, 245, 250, 253, 265, 275, 280 Social Science: SSC 101, 103, 187 Social Welfare: SWF 200 Women’s Studies: WMN 140, 200, 205, 213, 257  The Natural World (Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics) 10 Credits You are required to complete five credits of MATH&148 (Calculus). In addition, you must choose 5 credits from the courses below in a lab science (*asterisked below). Anatomy & Physiology: BIOL 128*, &241*, &242* Astronomy: ASTR &100, 102, 104, &110*, 201 Biology: BIOL &100*, 102*, 106*, 107*, 109, 120*, 125*, 130*, 150, &160*, 161*, 195, 196, &211*, &212*, &213*, 228*, 229*, 239*, &260*, 282*, 285*, 286*, 287*, 290, SPS 201* Botany: BOT 110*, 112*, 113* Chemistry: CHEM 106*, &110*, &121*, &122*, &123*, &131*, &139, &161*, &162*, &163*, 191*, 192*, 211*, &241, &242, &243, &251*, &252*, 255, 256 Environmental Science: ENV 150, 160, 170, 201, 202*, 203, 204*, 205, 206*, 208, 216*, 221, ENVS &101* Geology: GEOL &101*, &103*, 104, 105*, 106, 108*, &110*, 111*, &115*, 118*, 202*, 207*, &208* Health: HEA 125, 150, 160 , 225, 228 Meteorology: MEY 100 Material Science: MSC 101 Nanotechnology: NANO 101* Nutrition: NTR 105*, 150, 155 Oceanography: OCEA  100, &101* Physics: PHYS &100, 107*, &114*, &115*, &116*, &221*, &222*, &223* Science: SCI 100, 101*, 104, 107*110*, 111*, 112*, 113*, 114*, 115*, 116*, 117*, 118*, 119*, 121*, 129*, 131* Sustainability: SUST 101  U.S. Cultures Classes at NSC AME 150, 151, ANTH &106, &210, &216, ART 254, CMST 205, DRMA &101, ENGL 219, 231, 240, &245, &246, 257, 258, 291, HIST 131, &136, &137 140, &146, &147, &148, 150, 212, &214, &219, 230, HUM 105, 200, 210, ISP 105, MUSC 113, 204, PSYC &200, 245, SOC 102, 150, 245, WMN 140, 200 Global Studies Classes at NSC ANTH 113, 130, &206, ART 255, DRMA 105, ECON &202, ENGL &256, 292, ENV 150, ENVS &101, GEG 230, 260, HIST &126, &127, &128, 200, 210, 251, 268 HUM 140, 160, 234, 261, ISP 101, 110, 160, 170, 201, 205, 210, 220, 234, 251, 255, 260, 261, MUSC 110, POLS &203, 220, SOC 170, WMN 205 Courses with “&” are associated with a new statewide common course numbering system.
Notes

Program Contact:

Michelle Melero, M.Ed, Program Manager
(206) 934-7025
michelle.melero@seattlecolleges.edu

Program Website:
northseattle.edu/programs/bas-application-development

Effective beginning: Spring 2016 
Application Development Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) Degree
5BA / 11.0203

Degree Type
AAS