School of Information Technology
School of Information Technology

Software Development Technology

What It Means

"Definitely when I have been working on a puzzle and finally I figure out the answer, that has just got to be the greatest feeling."
- Jeff Light, 2010

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Information technology (IT) workers are used in most types of organizations. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, "In the modern workplace, it is imperative that Information Technology works both effectively and reliably."1

One IT area is software development technology, which involves developing the many different kinds of software applications and systems that make computers work. Needs in this area change quickly with evolving technology.

What It Means to You

The Software Development Technology program in the School of Information Technology at ITT Technical Institute is designed to help students develop knowledge and skills that they can use to pursue entry-level positions involving computer software development. The coursework involves a combination of practical programming techniques and problem-solving skills. Areas of study include logical and algorithmic analysis and design, object-oriented programming and relational databases, programming languages and development tools, web scripting and programming, web services and applications, software development lifecycles, and business and ethical impacts on software development practices.

Graduates of this program may begin their careers in a variety of entry-level positions involving software development skills, such as application developer, junior programmer, web applications developer, database developer, software support technician and software tester.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 edition.

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Jeff Light
Information Systems Security
Bachelor of Science

Graduated 2010
Tulsa, OK

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