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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.

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
AST 117 Keyboarding for Computer Usage 1 0 1
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction 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
1

Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
Elective Health/Physical Education 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ITD 110 Web Page Design 4 0 4
CSC 200 Intro to Computer Science 4 0 3
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications and Integration 3 0 3
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3 0 3
Elective Business or IT Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ITE 221 PC Hardware and OS Architecture 3 0 3
ITE 221L PC Hardware and OS Architecture Laboratory 0 2 1
CSC 201 Computer Science I 4 0 4
ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics 3 0 3
ITD 210 Web Page Design II 3 0 3
ITN 111 Server Administraion (Windows Server 2012 R2) 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 2 17
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 0 3
CSC 202 Computer Science II 4 0 4
MTH 1412
2

Students may substitute MTH 120.

Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
Elective3
3

Students may select from the following courses: BUS 100, BUS 116, BUS 201, BUS 205, or ITE 290.

Business or IT 3 0 3
Elective4
4

Social/Behavioral Science electives may be chosen from the list provided in the WCC College Catalog.

Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Notes:

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