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Career and Technical Studies
Degree: 
Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology with a major in Information Systems Technology
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year program)
Purpose: 

The Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology with a major in Information Systems Technology is designed to train students to be skilled information technology specialists. With this curriculum students may complete a specialization in Networking Systems Technology, or can pursue transfer possibilities to earn a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

This two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students in computer programming languages (Java and C#), computer hardware, operating systems, networking, computer applications (MS-Office), and web page design and applications. This degree program will also prepare students for several computer certifications.

Occupational Objectives: 
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Database Support Specialist
  • Internet Support Specialist
  • Web-based Programmer

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Information Systems Technology program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-3 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

Course Sequence: 
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
AST 114 Keyboarding for Information Processing 1 0 1
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
ITE 131 Survey of Internet Services 2 0 2
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective1 Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Second Semester
ITD 110 Web Page Design I 4 0 4
ITE 221 PC Hardware and OS Architecture 3 0 3
ITE  221L PC Hardware and OS Architecture Lab 0 2 1
ITN 101 Intro. to Network Concepts 3 0 3
ITP 120 Java Programming 4 0 4
HLT/PED Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 2 16
Third Semester
BUS 116 Entrepreneurship 3 0 3
ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics 3 0 3
ITD 210 Web Page Design II 3 0 3
ITN 154 Networking Fundamentals - Cisco 3 2 4
ITN 154L Networking Fundamentals - Cisco Lab 0 2 1
ITP 136 C# Programming I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 4 17
Fourth Semester
BUS 201 Organizational Behavior 3 0 3
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 0 3
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications and Integration 3 0 3
MTH 1202 Introduction to Mathematics 3 0 3
Elective3 Internship/Seminar and Project 2 0 2
Elective4 Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 66
Notes: 

1Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.
2Qualified students may choose MTH 151 or any higher numbered mathematics course.  These include:   MTH 152, MTH 157, MTH 158, MTH 163, MTH 164, MTH 173, MTH 174, MTH 271, MTH 272.
3Students may select from ITD 298, ITE 290, ITE 298, ITN 298, or ITP 298.
4Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.

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