Program Details

Graduates of GCU’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Software Development degree are able to work with a variety of programming languages, mobile and web technologies, web application frameworks and today’s cloud platforms.
Location:
Phoenix, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
Software & Application Development, Software & Application Development

Program Overview

Program Description:

As computers only continue to become more necessary in our society, those equipped with skills to spur this growth onward will be prepared for high-demand careers. Graduates of GCU’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Software Development degree are able to work with a variety of programming languages, mobile and web technologies, web application frameworks and today’s cloud platforms. With project-driven courses and industry expert faculty, students will develop the skills needed to enter this field after graduation.
Learn to Develop Software for the Evolving World

Software developers create the technologies we interact with every single day. As a developer, you will have a hand in shaping how our society will use these technologies in the future. Courses cover career-necessary topics including:

    Fundamental and advanced syntax of web development languages including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and more
    Development using a variety of different programming languages, web frameworks and cloud computing platforms
    Skills in web application security and vulnerability defense to protect important information and maintain information security
    Database systems management and administration
    Technological literacy skills which are necessary to design components of information systems solutions
    Teamwork, organizational communication and project management which can position you for leadership positions
    History and current trends in software development and the overarching field of technology

GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Software Development program includes the unique Christian perspective and focus on the technology industry. Learn to practice software development ethically and morally, from a biblical perspective. Classes offer the opportunity to explore technology and software development through a Christian lens, leading to the development of a well-rounded skillset.
Begin Your Career in One of the Best Tech Jobs

Jobs in software development offer graduates the opportunity to transform their ideas into real technological advancements. After completing the software development degree, you will be prepared for high-demand positions including:

    Software developer
    Web application developer
    Mobile application developer
    Database developer
    Software designer
    Software lead

Hands-On Classes Taught by Industry Experts

To prepare you for these high-end positions, GCU’s BS in Software Development courses are designed to provide you with experience in both the theoretical and applied aspects of software development. Each course is taught by experienced industry professionals who have real job experience with the concepts you are learning. Classes additionally incorporate handson projects and assignments at every level.

Students will gain experience in the same environments and platforms which they will be interacting within their careers, so they are prepared for their careers before graduation. These opportunities can allow you to turn your passion for technology into hard skills and a rewarding career.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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