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Degree: 
Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology 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. This two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students in computer programming languages (Java), computer hardware, operating systems, networking, computer applications (MSOffice), 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
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 15 0 15
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CSC 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
ITN 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.
ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics 3 0 3
ITD 210 Web Page Design II 3 0 3
ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting 3 3
ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3 0 3
ITP 112 Visual Basic.NET I 3 0 3
Elective1
1

Social/Behavioral Science may be chosen from SSC 115, SOC 200, or PSY 200.

Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 18 0 18
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ITN 200 Administration of Network Resources 3 0 3
Elective2
2

Students may select from the following courses: ACC 211ACC 212ACC 215ACC 221ACC 222BUS 100BUS 116BUS 201BUS 205ITE 160 ,  ITE 290, or ITN 120 

Accounting, Business, or IT Elective 3 3
Elective Health/Physical Education 1 1
Elective1 Social Science 3 3
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 0 3
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Notes:

 

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