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Computer Information Technology Plans of Study

2014 – 2015

Computer Information Technology Associate Degree

2013 – 2014

Computer Information Technology Associate Degree (pdf)

2012 – 2013

Computer Information Technology Associate Degree (pdf)


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Computer Information Technology Degree (A25260) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Remarks
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 1  
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3  
CIS 115 Intro to Programming & Logic 2 2 3  
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 2 3  
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 3  
Math Elective**     3–4  
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 2 3  
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 2 3 CompTIA A+ part 1
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 3 Windows 8 70-687
NET 110 Networking Concepts 2 2 3 CompTIA Network+
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines 3 0 3  
SUMMER TERM, 2015
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 3  
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 3  
Social Sciences Elective 3 0 3  
Humanities Elective 3 0 3  
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3 0 3 CompTIA Security+
CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 3  
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 3 Windows 2012 70-410
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 LPI, CompTIA Linux+
Major Elective 3 0 3  
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
CTS 289 Systems Support Project 1 4 3  
WBL 110 World of Work 1 0 1  
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 10 1  
Major Elective 3 0 3  
Major Elective 3 0 3  
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 69 – 70

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

* ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 may be required based on placement test results

**Math Elective: Choose Either MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra

Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211.

Social Science Electives: ANT 210, ANT 220, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, GEO 112, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 236, POL 120, POL 220, PSY 150, PSY 241, PSY 263, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225

Requires prior approval by Co-op Coordinator

Major Electives Select 9 credit hours from one of the groups below.

Operating Systems Group

Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
CTS 220 Adv Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3
CTS 155 Tech Support Functions 2 2 3
CTS 255 Adv Tech Support Functions 2 2 3
NET 111 Internetwk Arch & Design 2 2 3
NOS 220 Linux/UNIX Admin I 2 2 3
SEC 150 Secure Communications 2 2 3
SEC 160 Secure Admin I 2 2 3
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection 2 2 3

Software Group

Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
OST 136 Word Processing 1 2 2
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 3
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 2 3 3
CSC 153 C# Programming 2 3 3
DBA 120 Database Programming I 2 2 3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2 2 3
WEB 115 Web Markup and Scripting 2 2 3
WEB 140 Web Development Tools 2 2 3

Industry Certification objectives covered in courses:
Certification Course
Cisco CCENT NET 125 and NET 126
Cisco ICND2 NET 225 and NET 226
Cisco CCNA NET 125, 126, 225, and 226
CompTIA A+ CTS 120 and CTS 220
CompTIA Network+ NET 110
CompTIA Security+ SEC 110
Microsoft MCP Windows 8 NOS 130
Microsoft MCP Windows Server 2012 NOS 230
Linux LPI and CompTIA Linux+ NOS 120 and NOS 220

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation.