NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog
    Instructional Programs

Microcomputer Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO, ELI*  

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Purpose: This specialization provides knowledge and skills in microcomputer hardware and software and the application of these skills in an information center environment for persons seeking employment as a microcomputer support specialist.

* Graduation requirements are certified by a faculty advisor at a campus offering this major.

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester
   IST123Spreadsheet Software I  3
   IST133Database Management Software  3
   IST220Micro: Op. Sys., Arch., & Hardware  3
   IST251Computer Info. System Development  3
___Social Science Elective  3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication  3

___Humanities/Fine Arts Elective3
   IST216Personal Computer Hardware
   IST250Information Center Management3
___Social Science Elective3

Total Credits/Semester1816

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Systems Technology with a Specialization in Microcomputer = 68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

4 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38. 5 IST elective may be selected from any IST or TEL course.

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