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Computer Information Technology A.A.S. - Evening Schedule

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)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts 3

Second Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 3
GIS 111 Introduction to GIS 3
WEB 115 Web Markup and Scripting 3

Third Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3
WEB 111 Intro to Web Graphics 3

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3
CTS 135 Integrated Software Intro 4

Sixth Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3
NET 110 Networking Concepts 3

Seventh Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 115 Information System Business Concepts 3
CTS 285 Systems Analysis and Design 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3

Eighth Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 287 Emerging Technologies 3
CTS 289 System Support Project 3

Ninth Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3
Social/Behavior Science Elective 3
Semester Notes

 

*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

WBL 212 and WBL 215          Work-Based Learning IV and Seminar IV

 

Option II - Tech Support:

Elective 1        CTS  217         Computer Training and Support

Elective 2        CTS  220         Adv. Hardware/Software Support

WBL 212 and WBL 215          Work-Based Learning IV and Seminar IV

 

Option III - Business Support:

Elective 1        CTS  217         Computer Train/Support

Elective 2       WEB 210         Web Design               

WBL 212 and WBL 215          Work-Based Learning IV and Seminar IV

 

Option IV - Geographic Information Systems:

Elective 1        GIS 121           Georeferencing and Mapping

Elective 2        GIS 215           GIS Data Models

WBL 212 and WBL 215          Work-Based Learning IV and Seminar IV

 

  • MAT 171 may be substituted for MAT 110

Total Credit Hours Required

74

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