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Information Technology (Associate in Applied Science Degree)

60-61 credit hours.

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Information Technology prepares the student for a variety of entry-level positions. Examples include application programmer, business programmer, user support/help desk technician and computer operator. Students receive two semesters of hands-on programming experience in a high-level programming language, such as, Java and have the choice of selecting a second language from the programming language electives group.

General Education Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
  Mathematics Elective (MATH 109 or higher) 4
  Science Elective 4
  Humanities or Social Science Elective 3

Required Core:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
CSCI 110 Introduction to Database Management Systems 3
CSCI 130 Computer Science I 4
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3

Program Options (complete ONE program option listed below):

**Technical Elective/Specialization

Electives as approved by advisor or STEM & Business Division. Electives are recommended from the option or specialization areas outlined below and may include internship or special topics courses. Students who intend to transfer to a four-year school should contact an advisor or the department.

Option 1: Computer Science

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CSCI 115 Discrete Structures 4
CSCI 131 Computer Science II 4
MATH 141 Introduction to Statistics  4
MATH 161 Calculus I 4
CSCI Any 200-level Computer Science Electives 6
Electives Course selected from CSCI/DMED/NETW areas** 3

Option 2: Information Systems

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ACCT 200 Financial Accounting 4
CSCI 135 COBOL Programming I 3
CSCI 136 Programming in Visual Basic 3
MATH 141 Introduction to Statistics 4
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
Electives Courses selected from BUSN area 6
Electives Courses selected from CSCI/DMED/NETW areas 6

Option 3: Web Application Developer

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CSCI 115 Discrete Structures 4
CSCI 131 Computer Science II 4
CSCI 233 or
CSCI 234
Enterprise Application Programming in Java I or
Enterprise Application Programming in Java II
3 or
3
DMED 110 Web Page Development 3
DMED 150 Interactive Digital Media 3
DMED 160 Web Server Administration 3
DMED 210 Advanced Web Page Design 3
DMED 270 or
DMED 275
JavaScript or
PHP
3 or
3

Option 4: Mobile Application Developer

Course Course Name Credit Hours
  Two of the following three courses:  
CSCI 151 iOS Development 4
CSCI 152 Windows Mobile Development 4
CSCI 153 Android Development 4
  Two of the following three courses: 3
CSCI 251 Mobile Game Programming 4
CSCI 252 Mobile Applications Programming 4
CSCI 253 Mobile Communications Programming 4
Electives Courses selected from CSCI/DMED/NETW areas 9

 

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