PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

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

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ITE

140

Spreadsheet Software I

3

 

   ITE

150

Desktop Database Software

3

 

   ITE

221

PC Hardware & O/S Architecture

3

 

   ITP

251

System Analysis and Design

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

  SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

  ITN

107

Personal Computer Hardware and
Troubleshooting

 

3

 

  ITE

180

Help Desk Support Skills

 

3

 

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IT Elective

 

3

 

5PED/

RPK

 

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

16

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Technology with a Specialization in Microcomputer = 68 *67.

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by division dean.

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 IT elective may be selected from any ITD, ITE, ITN or ITP course.

*This information has been updated/corrected from the original printed version. Click here, or on the text for more information.

 

       
 
       

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