Software Development 2020-Present

College-wide curricula of record

The AS in Software Development at Ivy Tech is valid at the following locations:

Bloomington - Columbus - Elkhart - Evansville - Fort Wayne - Gary - Indianapolis - Kokomo - Lafayette - Lawrenceburg - Logansport - Madison - Muncie - Sellersburg - South Bend

Also available via statewide via distance education.

Ivy Tech curriculum details

  • The following suggested sequence includes all course requirements for this degree. You must consult with an academic advisor to determine which electives best meet your career goals.
  • The Transfer General Education Core (TGEC) Certificate requirements for this degree are a minimum of 30 credits and a minimum of one course from six areas of study. The number of TGEC elective courses shown above may vary based on required TGEC course credits earned, the area of study, and the student’s Individual Academic Plan.
  • The remaining degree requirements provide a mechanism for students to obtain the required minimum of 60 credits to graduate with the appropriate Associate-level transfer degree.
  • MATH 123 Quantitative Reasoning does not satisfy the Mathematics requirement.


Symbol Key

^ = Capstone Course

* = Required for Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC) Certificate.

& = Required for Transfer General Education Core Certificate.

**Preferred for Transfer that students take SDEV 200, SDEV 253, and COMM 101 from options.



Your first two years at Ivy Tech

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ENGL 111English Composition3
INFM 109Informatics Fundamentals3
IVYT 111Student Success in University Transfer1
&*XXXX XXXQuantitative Reasoning Elective3-4
*XXXX XXXStatewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC) Elective3
Choose 4 credits from the following:
ITSP 135Hardware/Software Support4
ITSP 132IT Support Essentials I2
ITSP 134IT Support Essentials II2
Semester total: 17-18

Course number Course name Credit hours
DBMS 110Database Design and Management3
SDEV 120Computing Logic 33
&*XXXX XXXQuantitative Reasoning Elective3-4
*XXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing3-4
*COMM 101**Public Speaking (satisfies Speaking and Listening Elective)3
Semester total: 15-17

Course number Course name Credit hours
SDEV 140Introduction to Software Development3
*XXXX XXXHumanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing Elective3-4
*XXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective3
*XXXX XXXTransfer General Education Core (TGEC) Elective3
Semester total: 15-18

Course number Course nameCredit hours
^CPIN 279Computing and Informatics Exploration and Evaluation1
*XXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective3
SDEV 253** Server-Side Scripting Language and Tools (satisfies Transfer Cluster Elective)3
Choose 3 cr. from list:3
**SDEV 200Software Development Using Java (preferred)
List includes:SDEV 210, SDEV 220, SDEV 230, or SDEV 240
Semester total: 13-15
Total hours: 60

IU Indianapolis curriculum details

  • Maximum of 64 community college credits may be applied toward the IU Indianapolis degree.
  • 120 credits are required to earn the Informatics BS.

^ = Capstone Course

* = Electives can be chosen from general unrestricted electives or an area of specialization (minor or
certificate) to enhance their degree. The student’s A.S. in Software Development from Ivy Tech is their
area of specialization toward the B.S. in Informatics degree at IU Indianapolis.