A.A.S. Degree in Computer Information Technology (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 program, designed to meet community information systems needs.

Course work includes computer systems terminology and operations, logic, operating systems, database, data communications/networking, and related business topics. Studies will provide experience for students to implement, support, and customize industry-standard information systems.

Graduates should qualify for a wide variety of computer-related, entry-level positions that provide opportunities for advancement with increasing experience and ongoing training. Duties may include systems maintenance and troubleshooting, support and training, and business applications design and implementation.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
FALL SEMESTER 1
ACA 115--Success and Study Skills
BUS 110--Introduction to Business
*CIS 111--Basic PC Literacy
CIS 115--Introduction to Programming and Logic
NET 125--Networking Basics
NOS 110--Operating System Concepts
SPRING SEMESTER 1
CTS 130--Spreadsheets I
ENG 111--Expository Writing
**MAT 115--Mathematical Models
NOS 130--Windows Single User
OST 136--Word Processing
Major Elective
FALL SEMESTER 2
CTS 285--Systems Analysis & Design
DBA 110--Database Concepts
NOS 230--Windows Admin I
SEC 110--Security Concepts
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
Major Elective
SPRING SEMESTER 2
CTS 120--Hardware / Software Support
CTS 287--Emerging Technologies
CTS 289--System Support Project
ENG 115--Oral Communication
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
Major Elective
*May be substituted by CIS 110--Introduction to Computers
**May be substituted by MAT 161--College Algebra