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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 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 Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
ITE 131 Survey of Internet Services 1 0 1
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective1 Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
Elective Health/Physical Education 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Second Semester
ITD 110 Web Page Design I 4 0 4
CSC 200 Intro to Computer Science 4 0 3
ITE  215 Advanced Computer Applications & Integration 3 0 3
ITN 101 Intro. to Network Concepts 3 0 3
Elective Business or IT Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Third Semester
ITE 221 PC Hardware & OS Architecture 3 0 3
ITE 221L PC Hardware & OS Architecture Lab 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 0 2 1
ITN 111 Server Administraion (Windows Server 2012 R2) 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 2 17
Fourth Semester
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 0 3
CSC 202 Computer Science II 4 0 4
MTH 1413 Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
Elective2 Business or IT 3 0 3
Elective4 Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 66
Notes: 

1. Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.
2. Students may select from the following courses: BUS 100, BUS 116, BUS 201, BUS 205, or ITE 290.
3. Students may substitute MTH 120.
4. Social/Behavioral Science electives may be chosen from the list provided in the WCC College Catalog.

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