Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

All Information Technology majors are required to complete a 1-credit internship program within the sophomore year. The Network Operating Systems courses (I, II, III) must be completed in numerical order.

A grade of C- or better is required in all courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 65

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 65 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and IV.
Area I: Communication
Rhetoric and Composition (Core Requirement)4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra (Core Requirement) 33
Area III: Laboratory Science (Core Requirement) 4
Select one from the following:
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
Introductory Geology4
The Great Ideas of Physics4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Introductory Sociology (Core Requirement)3
Introduction to Psychology
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
General Education Elective
COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication3
Core Degree Requirements
E T 104Soldering Techniques1
E T 120Computation Software3
E T 153Introduction to Computer Networks3
E T 155Network Operating Systems I3
E T 156Introduction to Information Security2
E T 182Digital Logic3
E T 220Internship1
E T 253Networking Operating Systems II3
E T 256Networking Operating Systems III3
E T 262Software Technology I3
E T 273Fundamentals of Networking Communications I4
E T 283Hardware PC Maintenance3
E T 284Software PC Maintenance3
E T 285Advanced Information Security3
E T 286Information Security Certification Preparation4
E T 291PC Forensics and Investigation3
OECS 220Database Application and Design3
Total Credits65

A Suggested Plan of Study - Information Technology

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
E T 104 Soldering Techniques 1
E T 120 Computation Software 3
E T 153 Introduction to Computer Networks 3
E T 156 Introduction to Information Security 2
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
MATH 121G College Algebra 3
COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication 3
E T 155 Network Operating Systems I 3
E T 182 Digital Logic 3
OECS 220 Database Application and Design 3
Select one from the following: 1 4
The Planets  
Introduction to Astronomy  
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
Principles and Applications of Chemistry  
Introductory Geology  
The Great Ideas of Physics  
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
Second Year
E T 253 Networking Operating Systems II 3
E T 273 Fundamentals of Networking Communications I 4
E T 283 Hardware PC Maintenance 3
E T 285 Advanced Information Security 3
E T 291 PC Forensics and Investigation 3
E T 220 Internship 1
E T 256 Networking Operating Systems III 3
E T 262 Software Technology I 3
E T 284 Software PC Maintenance 3
E T 286 Information Security Certification Preparation 4
SOC 101G
Introductory Sociology
or Introduction to Psychology
 Total Credits65