Computer and Information Technology (Networking) - Associate of Applied Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60-64 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
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
Area I: Communications
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements
Select one from the following:3
Introduction to Information Systems3
Computation Software2-3
MATH 1215Intermediate Algebra (or Approved technology-related math course)3
OECS 220Database Application and Design3
Business/Computer Electives
Select one from the following:3
Principles of Accounting II3
Introduction to Information Systems3
Introduction to Finance3
Intro to Business3
Computation Software2-3
Principles of Management3
Principles of Marketing3
Approved programming-related course3
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
OECS 128Operating Systems Linux/Unix3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Hardware PC Maintenance3
PC Maintenance and Repair I1-3
Computer Applications for Technicians3
OECS 207Windows3
OECS 250Systems Analysis and Design I3
or OECS 290 Computer Technology Capstone
Select 3-4 credits from the following:3-4
Introduction to Networks3-4
Introduction to Computer Networks3
Network Operating Systems I3
Concentration Coursework
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
Linux Server3-4
Structured Query Language (SQL)1-3
Essentials of Routing and Switching3-4
Network Fundamentals3-4
Network Routing Protocols3-4
Network Security3-4
Total Credits60-64

A Suggested Plan of Study

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
GEN Ed course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra (or alternate) 3
Select one from the following: 3
Introduction to Information Systems  
Computation Software  
Concentration course 3 3
Approved programming-related course 3
GEN Ed course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
GEN Ed course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
OECS 128 Operating Systems Linux/Unix 3
OECS 207 Windows 3
Concentration course 3 3
Second Year
OECS 220 Database Application and Design 3
Select one from the following: 3
Hardware PC Maintenance  
PC Maintenance and Repair I  
Computer Applications for Technicians  
Choose one from the following: 3-4
Introduction to Computer Networks  
Network Operating Systems I  
Introduction to Networks  
Concentration course 3 3
Business/Computer elective Course 4 3
GEN Ed course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
General Education Elective - Any "G" course 2 3-4
OECS 250
Systems Analysis and Design I
or Computer Technology Capstone
Concentration course 3 3
Concentration course 3 3
 Total Credits60-64