Learn to Code Online

What is Software
Development?

As a software developer, you will have the versatility to execute tasks from any stage in a web or application development project. At the SDSU Global Campus Software Development Bootcamp, powered by ThriveDX, we transform learners into adaptable and self-reliant software developers who can construct innovative solutions to the problems that affect how we live to create a better, more accessible online environment.

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Build Real-World Coding Skills

Companies look for candidates with real-world experience who can apply their knowledge and
skills into practice on day one. This comprehensive, hands-on program utilizes the most cutting-edge
technology, techniques, and coding languages in use today.

RESRful APIs GitHub & DevOps Redux

Code Web
and Mobile Apps

No matter your professional background, we take you from your current starting place and help you
build the skills you need to enter the workforce as a proficient developer in less than a year.

Diverse Courses

Begin coding on day one and gain web design, development, and software engineering experience. This diversity builds confidence in various roles and projects, giving learners a competitive edge in the job market.

Immersive
Learning Hub

Connect to a virtual ecosystem of education built to speed up your programming understanding and proficiency. Adapt the skills learned in your classes to real-world situations and get input from expert mentors on your designs.

Hands-on Training

Get hands-on experience with leading methods, techniques, and coding languages for the industry. From front-end development languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, to MERN Stack for web development to Python for back-end engineering, and so much more!

Expert Instructors

Learn from software development leaders and benefit from their first-hand knowledge of the most in-demand tools and techniques. Make professional connections with expert programmers eager to develop the software developers of tomorrow.

Build a Career in Technology

In collaboration with ThriveDX, the SDSU Global Campus Software Development Bootcamp builds successful coders by immersing them in a community of software and web development experts and tech education leaders committed to the success of each learner.

Prioritizing Learner Success

Our project-based curriculum will help you build a portfolio that showcases your experience and skills. In order to get interview-ready, a dedicated team of professional development experts and career mentors coach each learner individually throughout the course.

Job Placement Assistance

We continuously build upon our community of hiring partners and business connections in order to provide internship placement assistance for our learners looking to make professional networking opportunities.

Career Services

Our career services team is prepared to help you go from learner to professional in under a year. Gain access to career-prep resources, such as resume editing, LinkedIn profile building, and coaching for interviews.

Professional Networking

Our expert instructors will lead you through a rigorous curriculum and immersive coding activities, share with you their experience working in the field as developers, and advise you on opportunities available to you upon program completion.

Explore the Field
of Software Development
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Course Catalog

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Program Overview

Introductory Course - 30 Hours
| 370-Hours Extended Program

  • Introductory Course

    The Introductory Course is meant to provide an accurate representation of what the entire Software Development Bootcamp will teach. It gives you a short overview of the first five courses in a way that focuses on projects you can immediately begin to build to showcase your skills to potential employers.
  • Part 1: Web Design

  • HTML & Web Accessibility

    The HTML & Web Accessibility course is meant to give you a strong foundation in the building blocks of web pages, prepare you for later courses, and tie web development into current events and real-life situations.
  • CSS & CSS Frameworks

    The CSS & CSS Frameworks course aims to give you the ability to style the layouts you learned to create in HTML & Web Accessibility. This course covers a wide variety of techniques for styling an interface for the web, beginning with foundational concepts and common practices for writing CSS by hand, and concluding with the usage of related tools that style more efficiently.
  • User Experience
    & User Interface Design

    The User Experience & User Interface Design course introduces the research skills that you need to identify your users and the solutions you need. Learning about UI/UX will further solidify the earlier concepts of usability and accessibility.
  • JavaScript & Front-End
    Web Development

    The JavaScript & Front-End Web Development course provides you with a fundamental understanding of your first programming language, practices DOM manipulation and events on front-end web pages, and introduces more advanced JavaScript topics to scaffold information in later courses.
  • Milestone Project 1:
    Browser Game

    The in-browser game you will build in this milestone project allows you to demonstrate your knowledge of front-end design and development using the skills you acquired in Part 1 of the program.
  • Part 2: Web Development

  • Back-End Development
    & APIs

    The Back-End Development & APIs course opens up the world of server-side programming and enables you to create and document custom APIs while following best practices and using industry-standard tools for testing.
  • React & Redux

    The React & Redux course builds on the concepts of JavaScript & Front-End Web Development, teaching you to use current industry tools to build more robust user interfaces and state management. Additionally, this course provides an introduction to the development of native mobile applications.
  • SQL & Data Modeling

    SQL & Data Modeling prepares you to use SQL and NoSQL databases and distinguish between optimal use cases for each. You will practice creating normalized data models, migrations to manage schema and content over time, and common optimization techniques for the industry.
  • Milestone Project 2:
    MERN Stack Application

    In this project, you will combine the skills you acquired in Part 1 of the program with new skills from Part 2 to create a MERN stack application that demonstrates your knowledge and abilities. You will have the option to use MongoDB, Express, React, and Node to create a web application (React) or a native mobile application (React Native).
  • Part 3: Software Engineering

  • Cybersecurity

    The Cybersecurity course introduces you to the fundamentals of data access management and encourages you to prioritize securing data and identifying proper and improper access to information. You will build applications to support user authentication and authorization. Discussion topics include several common security flaws and tactics to protect against them as well as encryption and hashing.
  • Principles of Programming
    with Python

    The Principles of Programming with Python course is meant to boost your confidence and solidify programming fundamentals through learning a new programming language. Additionally, this course aims to make you well-rounded by delivering computer science theory and discussing useful programming paradigms and applications of programming outside of the web environment.
  • Advanced Topics

    In the Advanced Topics course, you may learn one or more of the following topics: Integrating AI models into applications, building voice applicaations for Alexa, introductory deployment and DevOps topics, cloud computing, TypeScript, and real-time applications using WebSockets or WebRTC.
  • Milestone Project 3:
    Final Project

    In this milestone project, you will leverage the cumulative skills you have gained in the program to create a complex application of your choice. You will be able to use Python or Node to create a project that utilizes one or more of the technologies covered in Part 3 of the program. This includes but is not limited to real-time applications, Alexa Skill development, identity, and access management, containerization and cloud applications, artificial intelligence and machine-learning applications, and voice-driven applications.
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Introductory Course

30 Hours

The Introductory Course is meant to provide an accurate representation of what the entire Software Development Bootcamp will teach. It gives you a short overview of the first five courses in a way that focuses on projects you can immediately begin to build to showcase your skills to potential employers.

Part 1: Web Design

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HTML & Web Accessibility

12 Hours

The HTML & Web Accessibility course is meant to give you a strong foundation in the building blocks of web pages, prepare you for later courses, and tie web development into current events and real-life situations.

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CSS & CSS Frameworks

20 Hours

The CSS & CSS Frameworks course aims to give you the ability to style the layouts you learned to create in HTML & Web Accessibility. This course covers a wide variety of techniques for styling an interface for the web, beginning with foundational concepts and common practices for writing CSS by hand, and concluding with the usage of related tools that style more efficiently.

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User Experience
& User Interface Design

12 Hours

The User Experience & User Interface Design course introduces the research skills that you need to identify your users and the solutions you need. Learning about UI/UX will further solidify the earlier concepts of usability and accessibility.

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JavaScript & Front-End
Web Development

48 Hours

The JavaScript & Front-End Web Development course provides you with a fundamental understanding of your first programming language, practices DOM manipulation and events on front-end web pages, and introduces more advanced JavaScript topics to scaffold information in later courses.

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Milestone Project 1:
Browser Game

24 Hours

The in-browser game you will build in this milestone project allows you to demonstrate your knowledge of front-end design and development using the skills you acquired in Part 1 of the program.

Part 2: Web Development

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Back-End Development
& APIs

48 Hours

The Back-End Development & APIs course opens up the world of server-side programming and enables you to create and document custom APIs while following best practices and using industry-standard tools for testing.

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React & Redux

44 Hours

The React & Redux course builds on the concepts of JavaScript & Front-End Web Development, teaching you to use current industry tools to build more robust user interfaces and state management. Additionally, this course provides an introduction to the development of native mobile applications.

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SQL & Data Modeling

24 Hours

SQL & Data Modeling prepares you to use SQL and NoSQL databases and distinguish between optimal use cases for each. You will practice creating normalized data models, migrations to manage schema and content over time, and common optimization techniques for the industry.

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Milestone Project 2:
MERN Stack Application

24 Hours

In this project, you will combine the skills you acquired in Part 1 of the program with new skills from Part 2 to create a MERN stack application that demonstrates your knowledge and abilities. You will have the option to use MongoDB, Express, React, and Node to create a web application (React) or a native mobile application (React Native).

Part 3: Software Engineering

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Cybersecurity

20 Hours

The Cybersecurity course introduces you to the fundamentals of data access management and encourages you to prioritize securing data and identifying proper and improper access to information. You will build applications to support user authentication and authorization. Discussion topics include several common security flaws and tactics to protect against them as well as encryption and hashing.

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Principles of Programming
with Python

36 Hours

The Principles of Programming with Python course is meant to boost your confidence and solidify programming fundamentals through learning a new programming language. Additionally, this course aims to make you well-rounded by delivering computer science theory and discussing useful programming paradigms and applications of programming outside of the web environment.

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Advanced Topics

24 Hours

In the Advanced Topics course, you may learn one or more of the following topics: Integrating AI models into applications, building voice applicaations for Alexa, introductory deployment and DevOps topics, cloud computing, TypeScript, and real-time applications using WebSockets or WebRTC.

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Milestone Project 3:
Final Project

24 Hours

In this milestone project, you will leverage the cumulative skills you have gained in the program to create a complex application of your choice. You will be able to use Python or Node to create a project that utilizes one or more of the technologies covered in Part 3 of the program. This includes but is not limited to real-time applications, Alexa Skill development, identity, and access management, containerization and cloud applications, artificial intelligence and machine-learning applications, and voice-driven applications.

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Start Learning to Code
with our

30-Hour Introductory Course.

Train for the career of your dreams.

In the Introductory Course, we cover the most fundamental elements of software development. Via hands-on training and immersive learning techniques, you will rapidly develop coding skills, learn theory, and apply it in practice. Your talent, enthusiasm, and passion will be measured by a cumulative exam covering the topics covered throughout the first 30 hours.

Experience what an online learning environment is like and discover how classes and interactions flow. Most importantly, after completing the Introductory Course, you’ll be able to make a confident and informed decision about enrollment in the bootcamp.

To sign up for our Introductory Course, schedule a call at the link below or reach out to an admission advisor anytime at ‍(619) ‍839-3030.

Program Tuition

Invest in a comprehensive bootcamp that will help develop your proficiency of the skills employers are hiring for. Upon completion, you’ll have an impressive portfolio of programming assignments as well as access to the career resources you need to help you launch your dream career.

30-Hour Introductory Course

$500

370-Hour Extended Program

$15,500

Requirements

Internet access

Drive, ambition, and passion

Professional evaluation and
admission exam

Basic computer skills
(e.g., pointing and clicking,
using an internet browser)

A typing speed no slower
than 20WPM

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