Catalog 2020-2021 
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Information Technology: Computing and Software Development, BAS

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Program Admission Dates: Fall

The Bachelor of Applied Science Information Technology: Computing and Software Development program prepares students to work as software developers or programmers in a team-based environment supporting large scale product deployments.

Bachelor of Applied Science Information Technology: Computing and Software Development graduates will:

  • demonstrate competency in software engineering, software testing principles, and quality assurance techniques
  • implement program management concepts
  • identify, evaluate, and apply efficient algorithms and technologies required for developing software system
  • demonstrate ability to understand and integrate contributions to the architecture design of a large software system
  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position at a software development company

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any additional coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.


Completion of requirements for an earned Applied Associate Degree, Direct Transfer Associate Degree, or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution in an appropriate computer science, software, or programming area of concentration.

Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA across all college course work in the associate degree.

Completion of at least 25 credits of General Education courses from the list below with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in each class.

Students who have not completed the required Associate Degree or General Education requirements must submit a written plan for completion of the requirements. Students who have not met these requirements can be granted conditional admission to the program. Priority for acceptance will be given to applicants with all requirements completed.

Program Requirements

Required Course Sequence

Total Program Credits: 180

Total credits includes the 90 credits listed above and a minimum of 90 credits completed at the associate degree level.

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