GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!
GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!

Software Developer

Software Developer:

Software Developer:

Turn Your Passion for Technology into a Career. Be the coder designing the future.

OURDIFFERENCE

OURDIFFERENCE

WE'RE DIFFERENT.
SO ARE YOU.

We offer our learners the opportunity to LEARN, DO, and LIVE a new career.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ASOFTWARE DEVELOPER CAREER

Why become a Software Developer?

Many people are attracted to the job of Software Development for several good reasons. One important reason is that the industry is growing quickly, and there is always a high demand for skilled professionals. Software Developers often work on exciting and new projects that help advance technology. Aside from financial rewards, the satisfaction that comes from a career in Software Development also comes from creating products that can make people’s lives better.

What does a Software Developer do?

A Software Developer is someone who makes computer programs. They design, test, and take care of the software to make sure it works well as well as write the code that tells the program what to do.

Where do Software Developers work?

Software Developers have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting settings, including technology companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. They may also work independently as freelancers or consultants.

What skills do Software Developers need?

To become a Software Developer, you need to be good at figuring things out and solving problems. You should also be skilled at writing code. It’s important to be able to communicate with others and work well together. You should feel confident working with complicated computer systems and be able to learn new things quickly.

Do Software Developers need certifications?

You don’t have to get certified to be a Software Developer, but it can be useful to show employers that you have background knowledge and skills in software development. There are certifications from Microsoft, Oracle, and CompTIA that are popular among Software Developers.

Do you need training to become a Software Developer?

While it is possible to become a Software Developer with no training, most employers prefer to hire candidates who have an educational background and experience in software development. Additionally, Software Developer training can help you learn the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the field, and it can provide you with valuable hands-on experience.

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?ASK US

CAREER TRAINING.FOR YOUR FUTURE.

  • Southern Careers Institute
  • Competitors
Southern Careers InstituteCompetitors
$3999
/year
$3999
/year
360 HOURS OF HANDS-ON LAB EXPERIENCE
A GROUP PORTFOLIO PROJECT
A FULL STACK DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
FRONT-END FRAMEWORKS
BACK-END FOUNDATIONS
DATABASE FOUNDATIONS
EARN 10 CAREER SKILL BADGES
AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Buy NowBuy Now

HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS ASOFTWARE DEVELOPER TRAINEE

CERTIFICATIONS

QuickBooks Certified User – Online

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Office Specialist: Word

SKILLS

SWD100 Coding from Scratch Basic

SWD101 Front End Foundations

SWD102 Programming Foundations

SWD103 Front End Frameworks – UI

SWD104 Back End Foundations

SWD105 Database Foundations

SWD106 Mobile Apps & Responsive Design

SWD107 Agile Project Management & Career Skills

SWD108 Deployment & Web Security

SWD109 Group Project

Course Descriptions

Hours: Theory 40 / Laboratory 20 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 5.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: None

This course will cover the basics of web development. Students will learn how a website is composed of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and how to use each one.

Hours: Theory 40 / Laboratory 20 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 5.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD100

This course covers the basics of computer programming. Training includes conditional logic, loops, control structures, and data structures. The class will work with using external libraries to develop their code using the resources created by other developers, and how to collaborate with others using source control.

Hours: Theory 40 / Laboratory 20 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 5.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD100

This course covers advancements in the JavaScript language using Angular.js. Students will learn about program architecture, control flow, and data binding. The class will also begin to learn about TypeScript.

Hours: Theory 40 / Laboratory 20 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 5.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD100

This course covers several libraries for front-end web development, including jQuery, Angular.js, bootstrap, and material.

Hours: Theory 40 / Laboratory 20 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 5.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD102

The Back-End Foundations course is an introduction to creating server-side web applications and services. Students will learn how to create server-side APIs and render websites. Language-specific concepts will be covered, outlining the nuances associated with the elective framework.

Hours: Theory 20 / Laboratory 40 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD102

The Database Foundations course is an introduction to working with and designing databases. Students will develop a foundational knowledge of database concepts, theory, and an overview of the various implementations and architectures. Students will work with both relational (aka SQL) and non-relational (aka document) databases.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD103, SWD104, SWD105

This course covers mobile application development. Students will learn how to use cross-compilation tools to develop native mobile apps using a non-native language and/or native languages. The class will also cover software testing, application hosting, and system build.

Hours: Theory 20 / Laboratory 40 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD103, SWD104, SWD105

This course covers the Agile software development methodology in use in many teams in the software industry today. Students will learn the different roles on an Agile team and how to be a successful part of one. The class will cover scrum, sprints, task estimation and bidding, and other parts of an Agile project.

Hours: Theory 20 / Laboratory 40 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD102

The Deployment course is an introduction to building and deploying applications to cloud hosting providers. Students will develop a foundational understanding of the benefits and process of deploying a web application to a cloud hosting provider.

Hours: Theory 50 / Laboratory 110 / Total 160 / Quarter Credits 11.5 / Outside Hours 40 / Prerequisites: Final Course

This course combines many parts of software development to develop a full-stack application as part of an Agile Project Team. Each student will participate in several roles, including making contributions to the code base. The team will have daily scrum meetings to cover tasks and will work separately to complete them. The final project will be presented at graduation before potential employers.

CAREER TRAINING.YOU CAN TRUST

ACCREDITED

Southern Careers Institute is Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

APPROVED

Southern Careers Institute is Approved for training by The Texas Workforce Commission.

OUR GRADUATES HAVE BEENHIRED BY

Employers are not incentivized by Southern Careers Institute (SCI) to hire our graduates. Employers are not incentivized to review or comment on the performance and outcomes of our graduates, or on SCI. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, and job prospects are not indicative of those for current and future students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

THE NUMBERSSAY IT ALL

+
Years Proudly Serving Texas Workforce
%
Graduate Placement Rate
Southern Careers Institute Graduates Per Year
$ Million
Institution Grant Amounts Awarded to those who qualified

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

GET UP TO $4,500FOR YOUR FUTURE

Get up to $4500 in grants toward your career training at Southern Careers Institute.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

HEAR FROM STUDENTSJUST LIKE YOU

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER.

We pay for your certification within 3 months of graduating.

1. Pick your certification

2. Take the certification exam within 3 months of graduation

3. We will pay for it!

FACT: TODAY'S EMPLOYERSNEED YOUR SKILLS

Software Developers
 

Occupation Code:15-1252

Location Mean Annual Wage
Austin $112,520
Brownsville-Harligen $96,330
Corpus Christi $98,820
Pharr $83,420
San Antonio North & South $106,870
Waco $106,530

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

Displayed salaries and job outlook data do not reflect the prospects of Southern Careers Institute graduates’ job placement outcomes and starting salaries. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, job prospects, and salary data sourced for (insert specific metro and job page) does not reflect data applicable to entry-level positions.

FINANCIAL AID. THE SIMPLE WAY.

We're here to make sure you can afford the career training you need. Our combination of grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, military, and Veteran education benefits are here to ensure a stress-free experience that works around your finances.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS

We give students an alternative to expensive, four-year degrees. Employers are looking for specific skills from candidates they can hire with confidence. Our coursework goes deeper than pen and paper, providing hands-on learning opportunities that set us apart from the competition. Our goal is to provide you with an education that will empower your future with flexible and affordable career training that pays for itself.
That’s okay! At Southern Careers Institute, we have had a plethora of students successfully complete their programs after being away from school for long periods of time. We’re ready to meet you where you’re at, providing a community-based learning environment where you’ll feel right at home as you readjust to life as a student!
Southern Careers Institute provides you with the training you need to sit for certifications in your chosen field. Whether it’s our Medical Assistant training program, Medical Billing and coding Specialist program, Pharmacy Technician program, Business Accounting Specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational program available, rest assured that you will graduate ready to tackle industry-specific certifications.
As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid and grant programs to make your education more achievable. Contact us today and one of our financial aid representatives will explain the process and answer all of your questions.
We have experienced financial aid officers at each campus ready to help you with all your needs. Upon your personal interview, a financial aid officer can determine which financial aid programs you qualify for.
Call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all your questions and help match your personality to a specific career path.

“Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300,
Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081″

Transfer students need to provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions to be eligible for credit transfer with SCI. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.
If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.
Completion time varies by program. However, we can share that our program lengths average between 36-48 weeks.
Scroll to Top

"*" indicates required fields

By submitting this form, I agree that Southern Careers Institute may contact me via email, text message or telephone, including the use of autodialers, regarding its programs and offers. Standard text and/or usage rates may apply.

Book a time!

Southern Career Institute Admission Reps are available to meet to answer your questions. Complete all the fields below and schedule a time with an admission rep. Make sure you select the correct location and time for your schedule.