PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

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

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for persons who seek employment in the field of business computer information systems, for those who are presently in that field and who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills regarding computer information systems.

Transfer Information: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Management at National Louis University, the B.S. in Occupational and Technical Studies at Old Dominion University TELETECHNET, the B.S. in Computer Information Systems at Strayer University, the B.S. in Professional Studies at Mary Washington College – James Monroe Center, and the B.S. in Business Education at Virginia Tech.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English, high school algebra and geometry, and computer keyboarding skills.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   BUS

100

Introduction to Business

3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   ITE

100

Intro. to Information Systems

3

 

*ITP

100

Software Design

4 3

 

MTH

151

Math for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ACC

211

Principles of Accounting I or

 

 

 

   

BUS

200 Principles of Management

 

3

 

   ENG

115

Technical Writing or

 

 

 

   

ENG

112 College Composition II or

 

 

 

   

ENG

116 Writing for Business

 

3

 

   ITE

115

Basic Computer Literacy

 

3

 

   ITN

100

Intro. to Telecommunications

 

3

 

   ITP

 

Programming Elective

 

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17 16

17

1MTH 151 or higher-level math course.

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.

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

In order to qualify for this degree, students must complete one of the following four specializations.

Microcomputer Specialization
Network Administration Specialization
Network Engineering Specialization
Software Development Specialization

 

       
 
       

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