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Software Development

What is taught in Software Development?

In our Software Development classes we aims to provide students with practical skills and knowledge related to software development. These courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the software industry or to pursue further education in computer science or related fields. our CTE Software Development classes provide hands-on programming projects, coding assignments, and practical exercises to reinforce the concepts learned. Students completing these classes should have a foundational understanding of software development principles and be well-prepared to pursue further studies or careers in the field.


What is a Software Developer?

A software developer is a professional who designs, creates, tests, and maintains software applications and systems. They are responsible for the entire software development process, from conceptualization and design to implementation, testing, and deployment. Software developers use programming languages, tools, and frameworks to build various types of software, ranging from mobile apps and web applications to desktop programs and embedded systems.

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Pathway Information

Skills Taught

  • Programming Languages
    • Python 
    • Java
    • C#
    • JavaScript
  • Software Design and Architecture
    • software development lifecycle
    • flowcharts, diagrams, and UML
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
    • encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism
    • Implementing classes, objects, and methods
  • Version Control
  • Software Testing and Debugging
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • Basic Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Coding Best Practices
  • Team Collaboration
  • Industry Trends and Soft Skills
  • Project management using Scrum

Careers in software Development

  • Software Engineer/Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Game developer
  • AR/VR Developer
  • Front-End Developer
  • Back-End Developer
  • Full-Stack Developer
  • Database Developer
  • Database administrator
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Software quality assurance (QA) engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Network system administrator