NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

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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.

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

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS100Introduction to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   IST100Intro. to Information Systems3
   IST153Computer Program Design4
MTH151Math for the Liberal Arts I3
   ACC211Principles of Accounting I or 
   BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
   ENG115Technical Writing or 
   ENG 112 College Composition I or 
   ENG 116 Writing for Business 3
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3
   IST212Intro. to Telecommunications 3
   ISTProgramming Elective 4
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1

Total Credits/Semester1717

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

1 MTH 151 or higher level math course.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

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