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    Jul 25, 2024  
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, A.S.


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Department Chairperson - Kristi J. Smith

The Information Technology Department offers an Associate of Science Degree in Information Technology that emphasizes hands-on experience in programming, client/server operating systems, databases, computer hardware and networking.

The following content labels and related descriptions delineate the areas of development expected as a result of completing the program:

1. Students will demonstrate basic understanding of core information technology concepts and principles related to hardware, software, networking, cybersecurity and programming.
2. Students will use basic critical thinking and analytical reasoning to solve problems related to common information technology issues.
3. Students will demonstrate basic understanding of the ethical, legal, and security issues related to all aspects of information technology
4. Students will apply basic security strategies to protect hardware, operating systems, applications, networks, databases, and other information technology assets.

Core Course Requirements


Communication/Writing


Arts/English/Music/Theatre/Social Science


  • ART, ENGL, MUSC, THEA, PSYC, SOCI, WGST 3 Credits

History/Political Science


  • HIST or PLSC 3 Credits

Information Communication Technologies


Religious Studies


  • RLST 3 Credits

Cultural Diversity


  • Cultural Diversity: 3 Credits

Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits


Total Credits in Major: 24 Credits


Other Required Coursework


Total Credits in Other Required Coursework: 3 Credits


Total Credits of Free Electives: 8 Credits


Total Credits for Degree: 60 Credits


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