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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 137 Oral Interpretation 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
HUM 100 Survey of the Humanities 3 0 3
ITE 105 Careers and Cyber Ethics 2 0 2
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
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 18 0 18
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
200 Introduction to Computer Science 4 0 4
ITD 110 Web Page Design 4 0 4
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications and Integration 3 0 3
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3 0 3
106 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
201 Computer Science I 4 4
ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics 3 0 3
ITD 210 Web Page Design II 3 0 3
107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting 3 3
ITN 200 Administration of Network Resources 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective2
2

Students may select from the following courses: ACC 211, ACC 212, ACC 215, ACC221, ACC 222, BUS 100, BUS 116, BUS 201, BUS 205, or ITE 290

Accounting, Business, or IT Elective 3 3
202 Computer Science II 4 0 4
Elective Health/Physical Education 1 1
Elective1
1

Social Science electives may be chosen from SSC115, SOC 200 or PSY 200

Social Science 3 3
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 0 3
MTH 1413
3

Students may substitute MTH 120

Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Notes:

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