IT Web and Software Developer

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Mequon Campus, Oak Creek Campus, West Allis Campus
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Program Code: 10-152-7
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the IT Web and Software Developer Degree


Develop software applications that can be deployed using a variety of platforms. You will learn essential programming skills while developing software that utilizes client and server processing, connects to databases, and will run simultaneously on multiple devices.

There is a growing need for qualified web and software developers. Program graduates also may pursue opportunities related to programming and database management.

Additional program details: Attributes that will contribute to your success in the program include the ability to concentrate on details for long periods of time; being able to work independently as well as on a team; and possessing analytical and problem-solving skills, effective communication skills, personal initiative, imagination and curiosity.


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Detailed Program Information

2024-25 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
ENG-195 Written Communication ‡
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
ITDEV-110 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming 3
ITDEV-117 Logic and Problem-Solving 3
WEBDEV-114 Web Development With HTML/CSS 3
ENG-197 Technical Reporting ‡
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
ITDEV-115 Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming ‡ 3
ITDEV-140 Programming With Java ‡ 3
ITDEV-150 Database Management With SQL 3
ITDEV-160 Web Programming With Scripts (JavaScript) 3
MATH-123 Math With Business Applications ‡
(or) Any 200-level MATH course
ITDEV-154 Data Structures and Programming ‡ 3
ITDEV-161 Web Programming 1 ‡ 3
ITDEV-162 Client/Server and eCommerce Implementation 3
PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
ELECTIVES (Three credits) 3
IT-107 Social Networking and Business Communications 3
ITDEV-164 Web Programming 2 3
ITDEV-177 Systems Analysis and Design ‡ 3
ITDEV-185 Advanced Object-Oriented Programming ‡ 3
SOCSCI-197 Contemporary American Society
(or) Any 200-level SOCSCI course

‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times and locations, visit the full course catalog (link).

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Design web and software applications
  • Apply data persistence technologies
  • Develop software applications
  • Develop web applications
  • Develop documentation
  • Use infrastructures
  • Analyze new technologies

Career Outlook

There is a growing need for qualified web and software developers. Program graduates also may locate employment in programming, business analyst, and database management positions.

Possible Careers

Software Developer
Software Engineer
Web Application Developer

This program is being developed as a Career Pathway. Contact an MATC advisor for information.



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Last updated: 03/26/2024