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Online Bachelor of Science.

Information Technology; Emphasis: Application Development

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, emphasis Application Development degree is intended for the information technology student who wants to focus on computer programming and software/applications development.

Information Technology; Emphasis: Application Development (BS) coursework focuses on the development of computer applications for business, industry, and education that run on computerized devices. As with all information technology degrees, a wide range of job opportunities are available.

Applications Development Emphasis Core Courses

Students enrolled in the BS Information Technology; Emphasis: Application Development program develop knowledge and skills in the following major core courses:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • C# Programming
  • Object-Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Intermediate C# Programming
  • Application Implementation
  • Java Programming
  • Software Security
  • Advanced C# Programming and Testing
  • Responsive Web Development

Applications Development Emphasis Electives

  • Principles of Robotics Programming
  • Principles of Modeling and Simulations
  • Principles of Game Development
  • Embedded Software Applications
  • Principles of Cryptography

Students develop other necessary knowledge and skills in courses in the Support Core and General Education Core, including courses in communications, science, mathematics, humanities/behavioral/social science, and college and career success.



Why Choose NAU?

Personal Advisor

Our support starts before you enroll – and continues to graduation day. You are assigned a personal enrollment advisor on day one, and will have an academic advisor after you enroll.

Transfer Credit Accepted

We offer free transfer evaluations and accept up to 75% of the program to transfer in from another institution/program.

Experienced Faculty

Our Faculty members are skilled professionals that work in the fields they teach, bringing practical knowledge and experience into the online classroom.

Program Completion Flexibility

As a standard, full-time student you can complete the program in as few as 15 months, however, you may choose your course load – take as many or as few classes at one time as you want.

Credit for Real-World Experience

Earn credit for prior learning which includes experiential learning or portfolio credits awarded by NAU, and evaluated corporate training certificates

Student Learning Resources

NAU offers multiple student learning services, from free tutoring, to our Ask-a-Librarian service (open 7 days a week), to free access to scholarly journals that are up-to-date in your field.

Ready for the Next Steps?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Our support starts before you enroll – and continues to graduation day. You are assigned a personal enrollment advisor.

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