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Software Design and Development, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Castle, DE, United States| Online
Wilmington University's Bachelor's in Software Design and Development prepares you for a career in designing and building application systems. You'll also gain detailed skills and knowledge needed to work in the present-day software environment and the fundamental concepts that persist across rapid technological changes.
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Overview

The goal of the Software Design and Development program at Wilmington University is to prepare students for careers in designing and building application systems. Accordingly, it not only incorporates the detailed skills and knowledge needed to work in the present-day software environment, but also stresses fundamental concepts that persist across rapid technological changes. 

The Software Design and Development degree looks at systems development tools currently in demand. The technologies of choice within this curriculum (which, by design, will dynamically change to meet the requirements dictated by innovation) include HTML/CSS, PHP, Java, JavaScript, and MySQL. Included in the curriculum are courses that concentrate on user-centered design, object oriented methodologies, database design, and the most current systems analysis and software project management techniques.

Program Competencies

Students in the Software Design and Development Program (B.S.) will be able to:

  • Integrate ethical, legal and economic accountability required of computer professionals;
  • Apply software development best practices and current methodologies to create, deliver, and support information technology projects;
  • Use critical thinking as a basis for identifying the technological needs of individuals and organizations;
  • Synthesize knowledge of appropriate software development concepts to make informed software design choices in solving problems across a range of disciplines;
  • Access, use, and evaluate appropriate informational resources that are generally accepted as legitimate and valid;
  • Appraise the needs of the audience and then speak in a clear and succinct manner.  Research, construct, and deliver professional presentations using a variety of communication tools and techniques; and
  • Write with clarity and precision using correct English grammar: mechanics and usage. Correctly and ethically exhibit competence in writing for specific purposes, diverse audiences, and genres.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students - Rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Communications
  • Interpersonal Skills and Professionalism in the Workplace

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    381 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 381 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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