Academic Programs Information Technology
The Information Technology program prepares students for careers in computer maintenance and troubleshooting, computer network installation and troubleshooting, database design and administration, and computer programming. Curriculum is designed to develop skills, attitudes, and competencies for achieving employment, upgrading existing skills or preparing for further study at a university.
The Information Technology program offers students three degree options: AAS (Associate of Applied Science) in Information Technology Systems, AAS in Information Management Systems and an AS (Associate Degree) in Computer Science. Within the Information Technology Systems degree there are two emphasis areas: Computer Maintenance and Networking. The Information Management Systems degree also contains two emphasis areas: Data Management and Programming. The student can also get a certificate in each of these four emphasis areas or in Computer Gaming. The AS degree in Computer Science may be used to pursue a four-year degree in Computer Science at a university.
Options consist of an associates degree of 62-66 semester credit hours and generally take two years to complete, and a certificates of 19-37 semester credit hours and can take from two to three semesters to complete. Students interested in any of these degrees or certificates should contact the division office to obtain additional information and acquire a personalized degree or certificate plan.
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Preparing students for careers in computer maintenance, computer network installation, database design and administration, computer programming, and troubleshooting.
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