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Information Technology (A.A.S.)–This program leads to the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree and is designed primarily for those who intend to seek immediate employment in Information Technology. It is also beneficial for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate degree programs in I.T. or related areas. The program includes a general education foundation plus the business and mathematics courses necessary to augment the extensive computer courses. By judicious use of electives along with active advisement from departmental faculty, students can tailor the degree program to meet their individual needs. Topics included for study are object-oriented programming, web programming, 3-tier application development, relational database management and development, and Windows Server and Linux Administration.

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Information Technology
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5101

Total Credits: 64-67

First Semester Credits
BUS/ACC Elective (1) 3
CSC 104 Programming Logic and Problem Solving 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (2)
3
ITE 101 Introduction to Information Technology 3
Mathematics Elective
(MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics or higher)
3-4
Total Semester Credits 15-16
   
Second Semester Credits
COM 101 Interpersonal Communications or
ENG 102 Composition II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
3
Humanities Elective (3) 3
ITE 153 Operating System Management 4
ITE 154 Web Programming I 3
Mathematics Elective
(MAT 102 Introductory Algebra or higher)
3-4
Total Semester Credits 16-17
   
Third Semester Credits
HED Health Elective 2-3
ITE 213 Data Communications and the Internet 3
ITE 223 Network Management I 4
ITE 204 Java Programming 4
Social Science Elective (4) 3
Total Semester Credits 16-17
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ITE Elective (5) 6
ITE 252 Database Management 4
Laboratory Science 4
Social Science Elective (4) 3
Total Semester Credits 17
  1. Business Electives:
  2. Depending on placement

  3. Choice of:
    • African American Studies (as listed in catalog)
    • Art
    • Communications
    • English
    • Foreign Languages
    • Library
    • MDC 102 The Making of the Modern Mind II
    • Music
    • Philosophy
    • Reading
    • Theatre/Dance

  4. Choices of:
    • African American History (including AFR 185 African American Culture)
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Geography
    • History
    • Interdisciplinary Global Studies
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology

  5. Choose from: