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  • Software Development and Security
  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Spring 2019

    Award: AAS

    Average Class Size: 15

    Program Length: 4 Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online, Virtual

    Program Locations: Pueblo

  • What Will I Learn?

    • Computer programming (JAVA)
    • Database development fundamentals
    • Design and development of software applications
    • Analyzing business problems and designing solutions
    • Structured Query Language (SQL)
    • Client-Scripting (JavaScript)
    • Mobile App Development

    Career Information
    Employment of software developers is projected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Software developers will be needed to respond to an increased demand for computer software.

    The median annual wage for software developers, applications was $101,790 in May 2017.

    The median annual wage for software developers, systems software was $107,600 in May 2017

    Possible job opportunities

    • Programmer
    • Coder
    • Computer Programmer
    • Application Developer
    • Software Developer

    Our Experienced Faculty
    All PCC full-time faculty in CIS have extensive industry experience.  Part-time faculty often work in some area of Information Technology.  

    Our Cutting Edge Facilities
    The CIS department has a dedicated server room providing a real world hands on experience for students.

    CIS courses are usually taught with hands-on activities in computer labs. 

    Students also have access to educational software and study materials from the following companies:

    • VMware
    • Oracle 
    • Red Hat
    • Microsoft.