MATC AAS IT-Web and Software Developer to UWM BS Information Science and Technology

The IT-Web & Software Developer AAS degree at MATC teaches students to create software applications for different platforms. It also teaches programming skills for developing software. Coursework covers concepts including:

  • Designing web and software applications
  • Applying data persistence technologies
  • Developing software and web applications
  • Developing documentation
  • Using infrastructures
  • Analyzing new technologies

The Information Science & Technology BS at UWM prepares students to be IT leaders. Students build on their earlier technical courses to learn:

  • Information science
  • Information architecture
  • Human factors in information seeking and use
  • Information organization, storage and retrieval
  • Applications of the internet

UWM offers the Information Science & Technology program in in-person, online, hybrid and competency-based formats. 

Both programs also emphasize:

  • Practical communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Interpersonal relations

The transfer pathway below follows the School of Information Studies’ broad-based transfer policy for associate degree holders. The policy applies to associate degrees in many related fields, including:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Computer information systems
  • Computer software
  • Marketing
  • Networking
  • Printing and publishing
  • Visual communications
  • and others

UWM offers other computer-related degrees for students with backgrounds in IT:

To have as many courses transfer as possible, follow the course substitutions marked with an asterisk.

For more information about information studies transfer pathways between MATC and UWM, fill out the below form:


MATC Courses and the UWM Equivalent

MATC CourseCreditsUWM CourseUWM Requirement
ENG-195 Written Communication3ENGLISH 101Elective/Prerequisite for ENGLISH 102
ENG-197 Technical Reporting3ENGLISH 206OWC – Part B/Comm Cross-Functional Elective (C or better waives Part A)
MATH-200 Intermediate Algebra*4MATH 105Quantitative Literacy – Part A
PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations3PSYCH XSSocial Science GER
SOCIOL-197 Contemporary American Society3SOCIOL 102Social Science GER
SPEECH-201 Elements of Speech 1*3COMMUN 103Humanities GER
ITDEV-110 Intro Object-Oriented Programming3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-117 Logic & Problem-Solving3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
WEBDEV-114 Web Development with HTML/CSS3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-115 Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-140 Programming with Java3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-150 Database Management with SQL3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDDEV-160 Web Programming with Scripts3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-154 Data Structures & Programming3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-161 Web Programming 13INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-162 Client/Server & eCommerce3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
IT-107 Social Networking & Business Communication3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-164 Web Programming 23INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-177 Systems Analysis & Design3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
ITDEV-185 Advanced Object-Oriented Programming3INFOST XInformation Studies Elective
Total MATC Credits61
*Recommended substitution or elective

UWM Courses to Fulfill Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

UWM CourseCreditsUWM Requirement
Various course options3Quantitative Literacy – Part B
Language other than English0-8May be met by two years of high school or two semesters of college
Various course options3Art GER
Various course options3Humanities GER
Various course options6-7Natural Science GER – one course with lab
Various course options – may overlap with Art0-3Cultural Diversity GER
INFOST 110 Intro Information Science & Technology3IST Core Courses
INFOST 240 Web Design I3IST Core Courses
INFOST 290 Project Teams, Leadership & Communication3IST Core Courses
INFOST 310 Human Factors in Info Seeking3IST Core Courses
INFOST 315 Knowledge Organization for IST3IST Core Courses
INFOST 340 Intro to Systems Analysis3IST Core Courses
INFOST 350 Intro to Application Development3IST Core Courses
INFOST 410 Database Info Retrieval Systems3IST Core Courses
INFOST 440 Web Application Development3IST Core Courses
INFOST 490 Senior Capstone3IST Core Courses
INFOST 300-level & higher15IST Upper-division Electives
Total UWM Credits60
Total MATC & UWM Credits121