PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

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

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:  Although transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, NVCC has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions.  Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program.

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

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

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 

3

 

MTH

151

Math for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ACC

211

Principles of Accounting I or

 

 

 

   

BUS

200 Principles of Management

 

3

 

2   ENG

115

Technical Writing or

 

 

 

   

ENG

112 College Composition II or

 

 

 

   

ENG

116 Writing for Business

 

3

 

   ITE

115

Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts

 

3

 

   ITN

100

Intro. to Telecommunications

 

3

 

3  ITP

 

Elective

 

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

17

1 MTH 151 or higher-level math course.
2 Students planning to transfer should check the receiving institution’s requirements to see if ENG 112 would be the best choice.

3 For Software Development Specialization:  select any ITP course not already included in the degree.  For all Specializations EXCEPT Software Development:  select ITP 112 or ITP 120 or ITP 130 or ITP 132 or ITP 134 or ITP 136.

4 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.

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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