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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 1-5 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
ITE 221 PC Hardware and OS Architecture 4 0 4
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 16 0 16

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 260 Network Security Basics 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 200 Administration of Network Resources 3 0 3
ITP 100 Software Design 3 0 3
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3 0 3
Elective1
1

Social/Behavioral Science may be chosen from 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.
CST 126 Interpersonal Communication 3 0 3
Elective2
2

Students may select from the following courses: ACC 211, BUS 100,  BUS 116, BUS 200,  BUS 201, ITE 160,  ITE 290, ITN 120, or ITN 245.

Accounting, Business, or IT Elective 3 3
Elective Health/Physical Education 1 1
Elective3
3

Students may select from the following courses: ITP 112, ITP 132, ITP 136, or ITP 225.

Programming 3 0 3
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 0 3
HUM 100 Survey of the Humanities 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
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