60 Credits    DIP 3276,  Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Degree Description

This program is designed to prepare the learner for a career as a computer programmer, programmer/analyst, database programmer, database administrator, technical writer, technical support specialist, help desk specialist, web designer, web developer, webmaster, software or software tester. The learner will receive a solid background in the basic concepts of computer programming, web page development, web server application development, management and maintenance of web servers, and electronic commerce concepts. The learner will be exposed to major programming languages, systems analysis and software design, computer operating systems, and Internet services.

Degree Student Learning Outcomes
1. Design and code software applications using a variety of programming languages
2. Utilize and maintain relational databases
3. Use web application development tools
4. Apply current web server technologies

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Dates: Fall and Spring Semester

Estimate for 60 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $12,300
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $12,300 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2022-23 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:

Technical Electives (5 Courses)

Choose 5 courses from the following list:

Additional Technical Electives (2 Courses)

Choose two courses from the following:

Required Capstone (2 Credits)

Complete 2 credits:

Required Arts and Sciences (2 Courses)

Select the following courses:




PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.