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

AST 114

Keyboarding for Computer Usage

2

0

2

BUS 100

Introduction to Business

3

0

3

ENG 131

Technical Report Writing

3

0

3

ITE 115

Intro. To Computer Applications & Concepts

3

0

3

ITP 100

Software Design

3

0

3

MTH 121

Fundamentals of Math I or Approved Math Elective

3

0

3

SDV 100

College Success Skills

1

0

1

Total

 

18

0

18

 

 

 

 

 

Second
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

ACC 111

Accounting I

3

0

3

ECO 120

Survey of Economics

3

0

3

HUM

Elective

3

0

3

ITP 134

PL/SQL or

4

0

4

ITP 136

 C# Programming I

4

0

4

ITE 150 Desktop Database Software 4 0 4

Total

 

17

0

17

 

 

 

 

 

Third
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

BUS 220

Intro. Business Statistics

3

0

3

HLT/PED

Elective

0

2

1

ITP 120

Java Programming I

4

0

4

ITE 221

OS Architecture and Design

3

0

3

ITP 112

Visual Basic.Net I Programming

4

0

4

Total

 

14

2

15

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth
Semester

 

Course

Lecture
Hours

Lab
Hours

Course
Credits

         
         

ITN 102

Introduction to Networked Client Operating Systems

3

2

4

ITP 212

ITP 220

Visual Basic.NET Programming II

Java Programming II

 4

4

0

 4

4

0

BUS 236

Communications in Management

3

0

3

Total

 

14

2

15

 

 

 

 

 

Total Minimum Credits for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Information Systems Technology - Computer Programming: 65

   
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