Information Technology – Information and Support (AAS) A25590I

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum with emphasis in Information and Support prepares graduates for employment as designers, testers, support technicians, administrators, developers, or programmers with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information, depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, 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 manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Hardware/Software Support

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CTI-110 - Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTI-120 - Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CSC-151 - Java Programming 2 3 3 spring
CTS-115 - Info Systems Business Concepts 3 0 3 fall
CTS-120 - Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
CTS-217 - Computer Train/Support 2 2 3 fall
CTS-220 - Adv Hard/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
DBA-110 - Database Concepts 2 3 3 spring
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
NOS-110 - Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 3 fall
NOS-120 - Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 spring
NOS-130 - Windows Single User 2 2 3 spring
NOS-230 - Windows Admin I 2 2 3 fall
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring
WEB-287 - Web E-Portfolio 1 2 2 spring
Major Elective: Select 6 hours
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CTS-130 - Spreadsheet 2 2 3 fall, spring
CTS-230 - Advanced Spreadsheet 2 2 3 spring
DBA-115 - Database Applications 2 2 3 fall
MIT-110 - Intro to Distance Learning 2 2 3 fall, spring
NOS-220 - Linux/UNIX Admin I 2 2 3 spring
WBL-111 - Work-Based Learning I 0 10 1 fall, spring, summer
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer
WEB-140 - Web Development Tools 2 2 3 fall
WEB-210 - Web Design 2 2 3 fall
WEB-214 - Social Media 2 2 3 spring

Total Major Hours: 50

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
COM-231 - Public Speaking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MUS-110 - Music Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall

Total General Education Hours: 16

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
CTI-110 - Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTI-120 - Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTS-120 - Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
NOS-110 - Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 3 fall
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
DBA-110 - Database Concepts 2 3 3 spring
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
NOS-120 - Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 spring
NOS-130 - Windows Single User 2 2 3 spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring
Summer Term
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CTS-115 - Info Systems Business Concepts 3 0 3 fall
CTS-217 - Computer Train/Support 2 2 3 fall
CTS-220 - Adv Hard/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
NOS-230 - Windows Admin I 2 2 3 fall
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CSC-151 - Java Programming 2 3 3 spring
WEB-287 - Web E-Portfolio 1 2 2 spring

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66

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