PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

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

Purpose: The Associate in Science degree curriculum in Information Technology is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in Information Technology.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements, please consult a counselor or faculty advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 4 units of mathematics (algebra I-II, geometry and pre-calc); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

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

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

HIS

 

History Elective

3

 

   ITE

115

Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts

3

 

  ITN

100

Introduction to Telecommunications

3

 

  MTH

241

Statistics I

3

 

   SDV

 

Student Development Elective

1

 

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 

   ITE

170

Multimedia Software

 

3

 

   ITP

100

Software Design

 

3

 

MTH

271

Applied Calculus I

 

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

16


Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

ITP

120

Java Programming I OR

 

 

 

 

ITP 132 C++ Programming I

4

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

 

PED

 

Physical Edcuation/RPK Elective

1

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

4

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

   ITE

221

PC Hardware and OS Architecture

 

3

 

   ITD

256

Advanced Database Management

 

3

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

 

4

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

16

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Information Technology  = 63.

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

1HIS 101, 102, 121, 122 is recommended.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology) courses listed on pages 40-41. Students planning to transfer to GMU should take HIS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, or 122 and, PSY, or SOC.

3 Students starting with a high placement test score may wish to take MTH 173 rather than MTH 271.

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.

5 Students planning to transfer to GMU should take ITP 120.

6 The humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the list on page 40. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution. Students planning to transfer to GMU should consider taking ENG 241, 242, 243, 244, 251, 252, 253, or 254; ART 100, 101, or 102; or MUS 121 or 122 101, 102, 121, or 122. Students planning to transfer to GMU should take a literature course and one ART or MUS course.

7 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or the natural science 100 series courses with a lab component, excluding NAS 161-162 listed on page 41. Some four-year colleges, including GMU, require a two-semester sequence.

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