The bachelor’s degree program in Software and Mobile Applications Development prepares graduates to gain the skills necessary to succeed in the field of developing desktop, web, and mobile applications, using several programming languages, and using the systems development life cycle. Students learn to develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs, analyze user needs and develop software solutions, and design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency and user experience. Graduates will also be able to analyze and design databases, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team, and supervise computer programmers. Possible employment areas include entry-level to mid-level positions as a software engineer, software developer, web developer, mobile applications developer, computer programmer, project manager, database administrator, data analyst, or entrepreneur. A majority of the courses offered in this program are delivered through a hybrid model which means instructors meet with students both face to face and through an online platform each week.