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Computer Information Technology A.A.S.

Credential: 
Associate in Applied Science
Program Code: 
A25260

The Computer Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information system needs.

Course work will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

 

Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, CIS, CTS, DBA, GIS, NET, NOS, SEC, WBL and WEB

First Semester (Fall)

Second Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3
GIS 111 Introduction to GIS 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3
WEB 111 Intro to Web Graphics 3

Third Semester (Summer)

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3
CTS 135 Integrated Software Intro 4
CTS 285 Systems Analysis and Design 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 115 Information System Business Concepts 3
CTS 287 Emerging Technologies 3
CTS 289 System Support Project 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3
Semester Notes
  • MAT 171 may be substituted for MAT 115.

*Major Electives

Students have the ability to select an area of interest through the selection of their major electives. The following are the five interest areas and the associated classes. Students should meet with their advisor to help determine the courses that best meet their needs.

 

Option I - Database:

Elective 1                 DBA 120              Database Programming I

Elective 2                 DBA 210               Database Administration

                                    (or WBL 212 Work-based Learning IV and
                                    WBL 215 Work-based Learning Semenar IV)

 

Option II - Tech Support:

Elective 1                 CTS 217         Computer Training and Support

Elective 2                 CTS 220       Adv. Hardware/Software Support

                                       (or WBL 212 Work-based Learning IV and 
                                    WBL 215 Work-based Learning Semenar IV)

 

Option III - Business Support:

Elective 1                 CTS 217   Computer Train/Support

Elective 2                 WEB 210 Web Design

                                       (or WBL 212 Work-based Learning IV and 
                                    WBL 215 Work-based Learning Semenar IV)

 

Option IV - Geographic Information Systems:

Elective 1                 GIS121 Georeferencing and Mapping

Elective 2                 GIS215 GIS Data Models

                                     (or WBL 212 Work-based Learning IV and 
                                    WBL 215 Work-based Learning Semenar IV)

Total Credit Hours Required

74

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