Information Technology – Associate Degree
The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and.r hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.
Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.
This program leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.
To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
|Course Prefix, No.||Title||Class||Lab||Clinical||Credit|
|Fall Semester-1st Year|
|CTI 110||Web, Pgm, & DB Foundation||2||2||0||3|
|CTI 120||Network & Sec Foundation||2||2||0||3|
|DBA 110||Database Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|NET 110||Networking Concepts||2||2||0||3|
|MAT 143||Quantitative Literacy||2||2||0||3|
|ACA 115||Success & Study Skills||0||2||0||1|
|Total Hours Per Week||10||13||0||16|
|Spring Semester-1st Year|
|CIS 115||Intro to Prog. & Logic||2||3||0||3|
|CTI 130||Os and Device Foundation||4||4||0||6|
|NOS 110||Operating System Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|WEB 111||Introduction to Web Graphics||2||2||0||3|
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|Total Hours Per Week||13||12||0||18|
|Fall Semester-2nd Year|
|CTS 115||Info Sys Business Concepts||3||0||0||3|
|DBA 120||Database Programming I||2||2||0||3|
|NOS 130||Windows Single User||2||2||0||3|
|WEB 182||PHP Programming||2||2||0||3|
|COM 231||Public Speaking||3||0||0||3|
|Total Hours Per Week||12||6||0||15|
|Spring Semester-2nd Year|
|CCT 110||Intro to Cyber Crime||3||0||0||3|
|NOS 230||Windows Admin I||2||2||0||3|
|SEC 110||Security Concepts||2||2||0||3|
|HUM 110||Technology and Society||3||0||0||3|
|PSY 150||General Psychology||3||0||0||3|
|Total Hours Per Week||15||6||0||18|
|SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES||15|
|OTHER REQUIRED COURSES||01|
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||67|
Specific courses within the above categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.
NOTE: The above curriculum outline is intended as a guide only. The sequence of course offerings is subject to change at the discretion of the administration.
Several of these courses are offered via distance education. Refer to your class schedules and/or your advisor for more details.