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Programming & Software Development


The Department of Applied Organizational Technology offers an associate degree in Programming and Software Development that is designed to prepare students for work in the computer industry as programmers, software developers, data managers, and information designers.

The employment opportunities in this area are very strong and will continue to grow.  Students learn the newest programming languages and computer science techniques and relate them to business and Web applications. Students will work with computer equipment typical of that used by most employers in a hands-on environment.

All courses for this degree can be taken either via the Internet or on-campus.

The online degree is the same as the on-campus version.

An out-of-state scholarship is available for students enrolled in online-only programs.

Upon completion of this 2-year degree, students may choose to apply the completed courses toward a bachelor’s degree program.

The University of Toledo is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and is authorized to offer degrees online.

Program of Study

Course Title: Description Hours
CMPT1020 Computer Concepts: Introduction to computer software, hardware, and processes associated with contemporary computer systems. Topics include operating systems, user applications, e-mail, WWW, and search capabilities. Emphasis is placed on the Internet and networking. 4
CMPT1100 Computer Information Applications: Concepts and techniques on the application of computers to the solution of business computer information systems. Students will have hands-on experience in word processing, spreadsheet and database on microcomputers. 3
CMPT1120 Application Programming: A currently popular programming language, such as Microsoft Visual Studio, will be used to create stand-alone applications. Topics such as object-oriented coding, logical procedures and proper documentation are stressed. 4
CMPT1420 Microsoft Access Database Applications: Hands-on analysis of the use of Access in solving workplace problems with an emphasis on the entering, updating, manipulating, storing and retrieving of information. 2
CMPT2110 Advanced Concepts in Programming: The course covers advanced programming techniques and the concepts of object-oriented programming using a currently popular programming language (such as C++). 4
CMPT2210 Data Management with SQL: Hands-on course utilizing a multi-user database management system. SQL will be used as a data manipulation and a data definition language. 3
CNET2150 Computer Hardware: Knowledge of computer hardware for the purpose of acquisition, installation and maintenance at the equipment level. The curriculum is aligned with the A+ certification standards. 3
CNET2200 Network Technologies: Examines the network technologies utilized in today's networks. Emphasis is placed on understanding hardware and software concepts and protocols referred to in technical publications and advanced network studies. 4
BMGT1000 Business Technology College Orientation: Acquaints the new student with the services, policies, procedures and layout of the university, college and department. Establishes relationships among new students, full-time professors and peer mentors during this time of adjustment. 1
BMGT1010 Business Principles: An introduction to the world of business focusing on an overview of business operations with special emphasis on management, marketing, computers, accounting and finance. 3
BMGT1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations: Covers all aspects of communicating in the workplace including oral, written and group communications. Specific subjects covered include composing agendas, conducting interviews and organizing meetings. Students will learn a computer graphics program and prepare a presentation. 3
BMGT2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace: This course offers a conceptual framework for understanding diversity and its effects on organizational behavior. It will also provide action tools for effective management of diversity in organizations. 3
ACTG1040 Principles of Financial Accounting: The course covers basic financial accounting principles for a business enterprise. Topics include transaction analysis, measurement, summarization, preparation, interpretation and use of financial reports. 3
ACTG1050 Principles of Management Accounting: Principles of Management Accounting Management uses of accounting data for analysis, decision making, financial planning and control. Topics include understanding cost behavior, activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit analysis and budgeting 3
ACTG1200 Accounting Software Applications: Students will become familiar with a variety of accounting software such as QuickBooks, Peachtree, and Microsoft Office Accounting 3
  Technical Electives (two or three courses pertaining to your interests) 8
ENGL1100 or 1110 College Composition I: Explanatory and persuasive writing in both personal and public genres; instruction and practice in generating, focusing, developing, researching and presenting ideas in ways consistent with one's subject, purposes and intended audiences. 3
ENGL1130, 1140, 1150 or 2960 (Choose one) College Composition II: Reading, analyzing, and writing on various topics for varied audiences including organizational report writing (ENGL2960). 3
MATH1010, 1180, or 1260 (Choose one) 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (one 3-hour course, pertaining to your interests) 3
  Social Science Electives (two 3-hour courses, pertaining to your interests) 6
Total   72
Program requirements are subject to change, review the University catalog or contact your academic adviser for up-to-date information.

Associate Degree Programs

To be admitted to an associate degree program in the College of Business Administration at The University of Toledo, students need a minimum 2.00 cumulative high school grade point average (GPA). Students who do not qualify for admission to the College of Business Administration will be admitted to the University of Toledo Learning Collaborative and may transfer to the College of Business Administration when the minimum requirements are met.

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Online Admission Representative: 855.327.5695

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Last Updated: 6/26/15