Web and Software Developer
Associate of Applied Science Degree
To create interactive, inviting and functional web pages requires the skills and talents of a web and software developer. Developers have extensive programming skills, knowledge of technical terminology and a solid understanding of computer languages essential to creating easy-to-navigate web pages. In the Web and Software Developer program, learn to develop applications using different web development languages. Apply structured design, design patterns, object-oriented analysis and design practices to applications and systems. In addition, gain an introduction to networking and mobile device application development.
- Prepare for jobs such as application software developer, application programmer, software analyst or software engineer.
- All IT students (Computer Support Specialist, Network Specialist, and Web and Software Developer) take similar courses in their first semester of studies. Should a student determine after the first semester he/she would prefer a different IT program, he/she may switch with minimal credit loss.
- Complete the program with a capstone system project and an internship experience that provides technical, hands-on learning in a real-world setting.
- The IT Student Center provides IT students with a wealth of resources to practice their skills, complete group projects and work with mentors.
- As a complement to the Web and Software Developer program, several short-term IT certificates are available within the School of Business.
- Involvement in the BIT Connections Club expands upon IT skills through active participation in service-learning projects, emerging technology, global business technology and professional development.
- Select program credits may transfer to other institutions.
- Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
- Salary Range: $27,000-$60,000
- Average Salary: $39,256
- Median Salary: $35,000
- Average Hourly Wage: $18.35
- Three-year Average Salary: $46,520
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)
View course descriptions of all required courses
View course descriptions of all required courses
Credit Transfer Opportunities
WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.
High School Transfer Opportunities
WCTC Credits Awarded
Four Year College Transfer Opportunities
|Bellevue University||Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science||up to 67|
|Capella University||Bachelor of Science in IT Network Technology minors||up to 88|
|Capella University||Bachelor of Science in IT System Development minors||up to 88|
|Cardinal Stritch||Bachelor of Science in Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Strategic Management of Information Systems, Bachelor of Science in Human Services Management||67|
|Carroll University||Computer Science||64|
|Concordia University||Baccalaureate Degree||up to 80|
|Franklin University||Bachelor of Science (various)||Junior Standing|
|Herzing University||Bachelor of Science in Technical Management||up to 73|
|Kaplan University||Bachelor of Science in Information Technology||Junior Standing|
|MSOE||Bachelor of Science in Management||junior status|
|Ottawa University||Bachelor of Arts Information Technology Systems, Bachelor of Arts in Mgmt of Computer Services, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration||up to 80 cr|
|Silver Lake College||Bachelor of Science (various)||minimum of 60|
|U of Phoenix||Bachelor of Science (various)||varies|
|Upper Iowa University||Bachelor of Science||up to 78|
|UW-Green Bay||Bachelor of Applied Studies Online||Junior Status|
|UW-Milwaukee||Bachelor of Science in Information Science & Technology||54|
|UW-Oshkosh||Bachelor of Applied Studies in Leadership & Organizational Studies||56|
|UW-Stout||Bachelor of Science in Management||up to 68|
|UW-Stout||B. S. Career, Technical Education & Training||up to 60|
|UW-Stout||Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technologies||minimum of 56|
UW-System Credit Transfer
If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.
Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.
Meet your Instructor
- BS, Computer Operations Management and Computational Mathematics - Eastern Illinois University
- MA Ed, Educational Design & Technology, Concordia university - Wisconsin
"I believe my success as an instructor is measured in new careers, new jobs and students that are prepared for the workforce."
- BS, Management Information Systems, University of Wisconsin - Parkside
"If you are up to the challenge, learning should be fun. I am passionate about technology, and i believe that comes across in my presentation."
- AAS, Printing and Publishing, Waukesha County Technical College
- AAS, Programmer/Analyst, Waukesha County Technical College
- BS, Web Application Development, Carroll University
"Utilizing curiosity and creativity, I help students become lifelong learners that have a passion for mastery in their field."
- BS, Business Communication, University of Wisconsin-Superior
"I believe in active learning, mentoring and teaching real-world accountabilities and flexibility."