Information Technology - Applications Developer - Interactive Media

Information Technology - Applications Developer - Interactive Media video

Program Number: 10-152-5
School Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, some courses available Online and West Bend

Program Description

The Information Technology - Applications Developer program trains students in computer programming languages, client/server applications, database theory and application, systems analysis and design, Internet applications, operating systems and software applications. This program includes alternative courses. The Interactive Design emphasis is for those who are more interested in programming for digital application while the Business emphasis includes courses that focus more on business applications.

Individuals in this career need to be detail-oriented and have the ability to communicate effectively.

Statewide Salary Range for Recent Graduates

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$20,800 $48,000

Approximate Costs

  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop a relational database.
  • Develop application systems using the Systems Development Life Cycle approach.
  • Develop an interactive media application.
  • Apply an effective team production process from concept to completion.
  • Develop a mobile application using web-based technology.

Career Opportunities

  • Systems Analyst
  • Applications Support Specialist
  • Applications Developer
  • Database Developer
  • Web Applications Developer

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
  • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (required for this program).   
  • Check with Admissions if any additional steps are required.   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

Program under review. Not accepting applications at this time.


Number Title Crs
Term 1
103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
152-105 Relational Databases 3
152-106 Web Site Design 3
152-127 Visual Studio Developer 3
206-104 Interactive Design and Authoring 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
804-107 College Mathematics 3
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 21
Term 2
152-118 Database-Driven Web Sites 3
152-126 Introduction to Systems Analysis 3
152-128 Visual Basic, Database Connectivity 3
152-139 C# Development 3
801-197 Technical Reporting 3
809-166 Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application 3
Total 18
Term 3
152-129 Visual Basic, Business Applications 3
152-137 Java Programming 2
152-140 Animation Application 3
152-141 Interactive Media Programming 3
801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication 3
809-195 Economics 3
Total 17
Term 4
152-134 Visual Basic, SQL Applications 3
152-136 MySQL 3
152-138 Advanced Java Programming 2
206-120 Team Production 3
809-198 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total 14
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 70

Exit Assessment

Completion of a capstone project is the exit assessment graduation requirement for this program.

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation. Consequently, they are not part of the program credit requirements.

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Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.