Computer and Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Common Core Requirements16
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
or ECON 252G Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication3
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology3
or SOC 101G Introductory Sociology
Related Requirements14-15
Select one from the following:3
BCIS 110Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems3
or C S 110 Computer Literacy
or E T 120 Computation Software
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra (or Approved technology-related math course)3
OECS 220Database Application and Design3
Business/Computer Electives
Select one from the following:3
ACCT 222Principles of Accounting II (Managerial)2-3
or BCIS 110 Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems
or BUSA 111 Introduction to Business
or C S 110 Computer Literacy
or E T 120 Computation Software
or FIN 206 Introduction to Finance
or MGT 201 Introduction to Management
or MKTG 203 Introduction to Marketing
Approved programming-related course3
Technical Requirements15-16
OECS 128Operating Systems Linux/Unix3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
OECS 185PC Maintenance and Repair I1-3
or OECS 227 Computer Applications for Technicians
or E T 283 Hardware PC Maintenance
OECS 207Windows3
OECS 250Systems Analysis and Design I3
or OECS 290 Computer Technology Capstone
Select 3-4 credits from the following:3-4
OECS 261Introduction to Networks4
or E T 153 Introduction to Computer Networks
or E T 155 Network Operating Systems I
Program Concentration
Select one from the following program concentrations:15
IT Specialist
Total Credits60-62

The program is broken down into three program concentrations.  Students must take 15 credit hours in one of the following concentrations to obtain their degree in that field.

IT Specialist Concentration

Approved computer-related courses15
Total Credits15

Networking Concentration

Select 15 credits from the following:15
Networking Operating Systems II3
Computer Networking I for IET3
Data Communications and Networks I1-3
Data Communications and Networks II1-3
Implementing and Supporting Networks I3
Linux Server3
Structured Query Language (SQL)1-3
Essentials of Routing and Switching4
Network Fundamentals4
Network Routing Protocols4
Network Security3
Total Credits15

Programming Concentration

Select 15 credits from the following:15
Networking Operating Systems II3
Hardware PC Maintenance3
Introduction to Game Production Industry3
Introduction to Interactive Game Programming3
Visual Basic Programming4
C++ Programming I3
Java Programming I1-3
Programming for the Web3
Structured Query Language (SQL)1-3
Game Programming I3
Total Credits15

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
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra (or alternate) 3
Select one from the following: 2-3
Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems
or Computer Literacy
or Computation Software
Program concentration course 3
Principles of Macroeconomics
or Principles of Microeconomics
Business and Professional Communication
or Technical and Scientific Communication
OECS 128 Operating Systems Linux/Unix 3
OECS 207 Windows 3
Program concentration course 3
Programming course 3
Second Year
OECS 220 Database Application and Design 3
Select one from the following:  
OECS 185
PC Maintenance and Repair I
or Computer Applications for Technicians
or Hardware PC Maintenance
OECS 261
Introduction to Networks
or Introduction to Computer Networks
or Network Operating Systems I
Program concentration course 3
Business/Computer elective 3
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
PSY 201G
Introduction to Psychology
or Introductory Sociology
OECS 250
Systems Analysis and Design I
or Computer Technology Capstone
Program concentation course 3
Program concentration course 3
 Total Credits60-62