Information Systems Technology - Computer Programming Specialization

Award: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

 

Length: A full-time student may complete this program in four semesters.

Purpose: The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Information Systems Technology is designed primarily for persons who seek employment in the information processing field immediately upon graduation. Persons seeking initial employment in an information processing position and those in information processing who are seeking advancement will benefit from the program.

Program Requirements: To receive the Associate of Applied Science Degree, you must complete a minimum of 66 credits with a grade point average of 2.00 or better. The following outline represents a typical order of courses planned for fulltime students.

Program Description: Approximately one-half of the program includes courses in Information Systems Technology. The program includes technical courses in Information Systems Technology, courses in related areas, and general education. Instruction includes both the theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in Information Systems Technology. "Hands-on" training in an interactive setting is achieved through exercises and assignments. You are urged to consult with the Counseling Office and your faculty advisor in planning your program. Upon satisfactory completion of the four-semester program, you will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Information Systems Technology.

Occupational Objectives
: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:
Computer Programmer
Data Analyst
Data Base Administrator
Information Systems Trainer
Junior Systems Analyst
System Manager
Technical Writer

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the College, entry into this program requires completion of four units of high school English and one unit of college preparatory high school algebra. If you meet the general admission requirements, a counselor will discuss with you the strengths and weaknesses of your academic background and your strengths and weaknesses as revealed by an appropriate placement test. You may correct any deficiencies in your academic preparation in the College's Developmental Studies program.
 

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First
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

Course
CheckList

AST117

Keyboarding for Computer Usage

1

0

1

____________

BUS100

Introduction to Business

3

0

3

____________

ENG131

Technical Report Writing

3

0

3

____________

ITE115

Intro. To Computer Applications & Concepts

3

2

4

____________

ITP100

Software Design

3

0

3

____________

MTH121

Fundamentals of Math I or Approved Math Elective

3

0

3

____________

SDV100

College Success Skills

1

0

1

____________

Total

 

17

2

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

Course
CheckList

ACC111

Accounting I

3

0

3

____________

ECO120

Survey of Economics

3

0

3

____________

HUM

Elective

3

0

3

____________

ITP120

Java I Programming

3

2

4

____________

ITP134

Visual C++ I Programming

3

2

4

____________

Total

 

15

4

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

Course
CheckList

BUS220

Intro. Business Statistics

3

0

3

____________

HLT/PED

Elective

0

2

1

____________

ITE150

Desktop Database Software

3

2

4

____________

ITE221

PC Hardware and OS Architecture

3

2

4

____________

ITP112

Visual Basic I Programming

3

2

4

____________

Total

 

12

8

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

Course
CheckList

ETR149

PC Repair

3

0

3

____________

HLT/PED

Elective

0

2

1

____________

ITN102

Introduction to Client Operating Systems

3

2

4

____________

ITP212 or

ITP 234

Visual Basic II Programming

Visual C++ II Programming

 

3

 

2

 

4



____________

CST 100

Principles of Public Speaking

3

0

3

____________

Total

 

12

6

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Minimum Credits for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Information Systems Technology - Computer Programming: 66

   
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