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College Catalog 2016-2017

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Associate of Science Degree
Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO

 

Purpose: The Associate of 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 academic 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 precalculus); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1HIS Elective 3
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
2MTH 163 Precalculus I or higher-level math course 3
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
4___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
2nd Semester
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3
ITE 170 Multimedia Software 3
ITN 100 Introduction to Telecommunications 3
ITP 100 Software Design 3
2,6MTH 271 Applied Calculus I 3
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
Total   16
3rd Semester
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3
7ITP 120 JAVA Programming I or 4
  ITP  132  C++ Program I  
8___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
9___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
Total   14
4th Semester
8___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ITD 256 Advanced Database Management 3
ITE 221 PC Hardware and OS Architecture 3
9___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
4___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Information Technology A.S.=62

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

1 Select from HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 121, or HIS 122. Other HIS courses may be taken after consultation with an academic advisor.

2 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as fulfilled, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the academic dean responsible for the student’s curriculum. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.

3 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

5 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to the requirements of the transfer institution

6 Students with a qualifying placement test score may wish to take MTH 173 rather than MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271.

7 Students planning to transfer should contact their academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

8 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

9 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121–122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, excluding NAS 161–162, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

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