2018-2019 College Catalog 
    Oct 26, 2021  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, Information Systems AAS

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Program Code: A25590P

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

General Education Courses: 18 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours

Humanities/Fine Arts: 6 Hours

Selected from the list of Humanities/Fine Arts  electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

Math/Natural Sciences: 3 Hours

Major Courses: 51 Hours

Other Required Courses: 1 Hour

Total Information Technology, Information Systems, AAS: 70 Credits

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