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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement, and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics, and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Coursework includes the development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use the information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security, and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2019-2020 (Updated Mar 16, 2019)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A25590

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
CCT-110 Introduction to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
CIS-111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTI-110 Web, Programming, and Database Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts I 2 2 0 3
NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 0 3
NOS-130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
SEC-160 Security Administration I 2 2 0 3
Total: 18
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 9
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CCT-240 Data Recovery Techniques 2 3 0 3
CIS-115 Introduction to Programming and Logic 2 3 0 3
CTI-140 Virtualization Concepts 1 4 0 3
CTS-115 Information Systems Business Concepts 3 0 0 3
CTS-240 Project Management 2 2 0 3
NOS-230 Windows Administration I 2 2 0 3
Total: 18
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CCT-250 Network Vulnerabilities I 2 2 0 3
CTS-250 User Support & Software Eval 2 2 0 3
CTS-285 System Analysis & Design 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
WBL-111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
WEB-210 Web Design 2 2 0 3
Total: 16

Total Credit Hours: 76

Certificate in Information Technology - Cyber Security C25590S

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CCT-110 Introduction to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Total: 6
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 0 3
SEC-160 Security Administration I 2 2 0 3
Total: 9

Total Credit Hours: 15

Certificate in Information Technology - Technician C25590T

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
Total: 3
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTI-110 Web, Programming, and Database Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 0 3
NOS-130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 15

Diploma in Information Technology D25590

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CCT-110 Introduction to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
CIS-111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
CIS-115 Introduction to Programming and Logic 2 3 0 3
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Total: 17
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTI-110 Web, Programming, and Database Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts I 2 2 0 3
NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 0 3
NOS-130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
SEC-160 Security Administration I 2 2 0 3
Total: 18
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Total: 6

Total Credit Hours: 41