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Career and Technical Studies
Degree: 
Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology with a major in Information Systems Technology and a specialization in Database and Technical Support
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

This specialization combines the fundamental concepts of database management, networking, and computer programming with various applications. It provides the skills, knowledge, and practical experience required for employment in one or more of the following occupational objective areas:

Occupational Objectives: 
  • Database Support Specialist
  • PC Support Specialist
  • Internet/Intranet System Specialist
  • LAN Support Specialist
  • Web-based Programmer

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Information Systems Technology: Database and Technical Support Specialization 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. This degree program must be started at Carroll County High School.

Program Requirements:

The curriculum includes technical courses in networking as well as related courses in Information Technology and general education. Instruction includes both the theoretical concepts and practical applications required for success in the field of Database and Technical Support. The student is urged to consult with the Student Services Office and his or her faculty advisor in planning his program. Upon successful completion of the four-semester program, the graduate will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology with a major in Information Systems Technology and a specialization in Database and Technical Support.

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.
High School Dual Credit at Carroll County High School
BUS 116 Entrepreneurship 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITD 110 Web Page Design I 4 0 4
ITD 250 Database Structure and Administration 3 0 3
ITD 256 Advanced Database Management 3 0 3
ITE 221 PC Hardware and OS Architecture 3 0 3
ITE 221L PC Hardware and OS Architecture Lab 0 2 1
ITN 103 Administration of Networked Services 3 2 4
ITN 154 Networking Fundamentals - Cisco 3 2 4
ITN 154L Networking Fundamentals - Cisco Lab 0 2 1
ITP 120 Java Programming I 4 0 4
Suggested Credits & Hours at CCHS 29 8 33
First Semester at WCC
AST 114 Keyboarding for Information Processing 1 0 1
CST 110 Intro. to Communication 3 0 3
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
ITN 102 Intro. to Networked Client Operating Systems 3 2 4
ITP 136 C# Programming I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective1 Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 2 18
Second Semester at WCC
BUS 201 Organizational Behavior 3 0 3
ITN 101 Intro. to Network Concepts 3 0 3
MTH 1202 Introduction to Mathematics 3 0 3
Elective Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Elective3 Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
Elective4 Internship/Seminar & Project 2 0 2
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 66

 

Notes: 

NOTE: This degree program must be started at Carroll County High School.

1Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.
2Qualified students may choose MTH 151 or any higher numbered mathematics course.  These include:   MTH 152, MTH 157, MTH 158, MTH 163, MTH 164, MTH 173, MTH 174, MTH 271, MTH 272.
3Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.
4Students may select from ITD 298, ITE 290, ITE 298, ITN 298, or ITP 298.

 

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