Software Engineering Technology


Our Software Engineering Technology (Coding) curriculum is a two-year program of study designed to train you to be a software developer. You will work with real-world technologies to learn the fundamentals of coding, app development, web applications, and the life leadership skills needed to be successful in your career and competitive in the job market. The Software Engineering Technology curriculum is aligned to a skill set that enables you to learn and enhance skills as they relate to HTML and CSS, Database Fundamentals, Python, and JavaScript.

Our program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from Hinds Community College. Where a transfer to a senior college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a community college counselor for advice.

Computers aren’t going anywhere. As the world gets more connected, it needs a larger number of software engineers to keep it together. Enrolling in the Software Engineering Technology program at Hinds Community College is an excellent first step in a field that will only get larger and require more people with the skills you will receive. Take the first step and walk into the future, ready for anything.

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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Web and Programming Concepts or Web Development Using HTML & CSS 4
Client-Side Programming 4
Programming in Python I 4
C++ Programming Language or C# Programming Language 4
Approved Technical Electives 14
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
SQL Programming I 4
Approved Technical Electives 11
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62


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