Salt Lake City, Utah (PressExposure) June 20, 2012 -- The popularity of gaming, mobile applications, social media technologies, and other innovations have opened up exciting career possibilities for software developers and programmers.
No longer are software developers considered nerdy folk who sit in a corner churning out code. There's been a huge change in the way these professionals are perceived, and theirs are among the most sought-after jobs in the field of information technology.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, software development is a popular, in demand profession, with 913,100 jobs in 2010*. Taking into account these trends, Stevens-Henager College has decided to roll out its Bachelor's in Computer Science with a Programming emphasis. The BS program is designed for individuals who are specifically interested in software development or programming careers.
The curriculum of the degree is heavily focused on the essentials of programming--from designing and writing code to testing and maintaining it for a variety of platforms.
The program includes advanced-level courses in Programming Fundamentals, Web Programming, Java, C#, C++, etc. in addition to coursework in Networking Concepts, Network Infrastructure, Logic Structures, Operating Systems, Security Management, etc.
The Bachelor's in Computer Science at Stevens-Henager prepares graduates not just for software development and programming careers, but also a whole gamut of other IT jobs like network administrator, systems analyst, systems security manager, database manager, etc.
The program is available at all main and branch campuses of Stevens-Henager College as well as their satellite locations in Utah and Idaho. Candidates who prefer the flexibility of distance learning to classroom-based instruction can take classes online.
Although the normal completion time for this bachelor's degree at Stevens-Henager College is 36 months, students have the option of earning it in as few as 30 months on their flexible schedule. Interested candidates can begin the enrollment process right away and get started in school in a month's time.
For details on Steven-Henager College's Bachelor's in Computer Science with a Programming emphasis, call 1-888-829-2907 or visit http://www.stevenshenager.edu/ for more information.