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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 curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs.

Course work will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.


Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2015-2016 (Updated Feb 18, 2015)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A25260

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
NET-125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NOS-110 Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 3-4
Total: 16-17
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-115 Intro to Programming & Logic 2 3 0 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
NOS-130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
WEB-210 Web Design 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 9
Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CSC-139 Visual BASIC Programming 2 3 0 3
CTS-285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 0 3
DBA-120 Database Programming I 2 2 0 3
NOS-230 Windows Administration I 2 2 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
CTS-289 System Support Project 1 4 0 3
NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 0 3
WEB-250 Database Driven Websites 2 2 0 3
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 67-68

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 Hours from the following courses:
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
or MAT-152 Statistical Methods 1 3 2 0 4
or MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 3 0 0 3

Certificate in Computer Information Technology C25260

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
NET-125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NOS-110 Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 0 3
Total: 6
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-115 Intro to Programming & Logic 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
WEB-210 Web Design 2 2 0 3
Total: 9

Total Credit Hours: 15

Diploma in Computer Information Technology D25260

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
NET-125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NOS-110 Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-115 Intro to Programming & Logic 2 3 0 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
NOS-130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
WEB-210 Web Design 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
Total: 6

Total Credit Hours: 36