Computer Information Technology - A25260

Students with an information technology degree can excel at a variety of jobs right out of college. Graduates with strong people skills can work at an information technology services help desk or at a customer service call center. Creative specialists can design microchips or new software. Skilled multi-taskers can juggle the management of an entire computer network for a company. The broad information technology field allows students to bring their general computer knowledge into a variety of specialized niches. The world of information technology is always growing and changing, so learning how to keep up with the pace of technology is one of the most important things students learn when enrolled in a degree program.

Vendor Certifications

Coursework for this program will help you prepare for the following vendor certifications:

  • IC3 (Internet and Computer Core) Certification,
  • MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist)
  • A+ Exam
  • Network+ Exam
  • Security+ Exam

Courses

See the suggested course sequence below or look at the Computer Information Technology degree checksheet. For more information, see the 2013-2014 Academic Catalog.

General Education Courses
COM 110 Introduction to Communication
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
PSY 150 General Psychology

Major Core Courses
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
CIS 115 Intro. to Programming and Logic
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concepts
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support
CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design
CTS 289 Systems Support Project
DBA 110 Database Concepts
NET 110 Networking Con.
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts
NOS 130 Windows Single User
NOS 230 Windows Admin I
SEC 110 Security Concepts

Other Major Courses
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming
CSC 239 Advanced Visual Basic
CTS 220 Advanced Hard/Soft Support
DBA 115 Database Applications
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals
WEB 140 Web Development Tools

Other Required Courses
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills

Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 74

 

Vendor Certifications:

To prepare for IC3 (Internet and Computer Core) Certification, take the following course:

  • CIS 110 Introduction to Computers

To prepare for MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) – Access 2007, take the following courses:

  • DBA 110 Database Concepts

To prepare for the A+ Exam, take the following courses:

  • CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support
  • CTS 220 Advanced Hardware/Software Support
  • NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts

To prepare for the Network+ Exam, take the following course:

  • NET 110 Networking Concepts

To prepare for the Security+ Exam, take the following course:

  • SEC 110 Security Concepts

To prepare for the MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) Exam, take the following courses:

  • NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts
  • NET 110 Networking Concepts
  • NOS 130 Windows Single User
  • NOS 230 Windows Admin I

To prepare for the Linuxt Exam, take the following courses:

  • NOS 110 Operating Systems
  • NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User

 

 

 


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