Software Development


Check out our featured course offerings!

How has the program been improved?

  • Quicker path to graduation: credits trimmed from 105 down to 93
  • Added new technology courses: Ruby on Rails, Agile development, AJAX
  • Added soft skills courses: Project Management Applications, Project Management, and Job Preparation Techniques
  • Modernized curriculum for high profile courses: ASP.NET, .NET Application Development, JavaScript, Web Design, XHTML, Graphics for the Web, DBMS/SQL, and Ruby

If you're looking for quick and effective retraining, we have a certificate for you!

Web Design (15 credits)
XHTML, Graphics for the Web, Website Design

Web Developer (20 credits)
JavaScript, ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails, Agile development

.NET Developer (15 credits)
DBMS/SQL, .NET Application Development, ASP.NET

Computer Science (15 credits)
Introduction to Programming, Beginning Ruby, Advanced Ruby

Featured Software Development Courses

For additional information about these or other SCC CIS offerings, please contact Tom Affholter at (509) 533-8286 or Tom.Affholter@scc.spokane.edu.

Agile Development

CIS 272 - Agile Software Development

  • Learn what Agile Development is
  • Learn about different agile methodologies
  • Learn about what practices make a good agile developer
  • Communicate with customers
  • Work in a team of developers
  • Learn about common agile techniques like testing source code, source control management, integrating code, and automation

Ruby on Rails

CIS 284 - Ruby on Rails

  • See what the Ruby on Rails buzz is all about
  • Get up to speed on developing modern database-enabled web applications
  • Incorporate AJAX and database functionality more quickly than other web frameworks allow

Software Development Certificates

The Software Development program offers six different certificates:

  • .NET Developer (15 credits)
  • Computer Science (15 credits)
  • Web Design (15 credits)
  • Web Developer (20 credits)
  • Mobile Development (MSD, 15 Credits)
  • Mobile Health Software Development (30 Credits)
    • MSD + CAHIMS
    • CAHIMS certification prep demonstrates knowledge mobile software development, facilitating entry-level careers in health IT

Consult the Program Guide for detailed information.

Web Faculty/Staff Phone Office Email
  Affholter, Tom; Faculty (509) 533-8286 001-1110 Tom.Affholter@scc.spokane.edu
CIS Instructor Faculty Website
Jones, Dave; Instructor, Software Engineering Technology (509) 533-8308 001-1111 Dave.Jones@scc.spokane.edu
  Kelly, Karen; Faculty (509) 533-8073 001-1119 Karen.Kelly@scc.spokane.edu
Software Development Komarek, Lynn; Faculty (509) 533-8002 001-0123C Lynn.Komarek@scc.spokane.edu
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