Computer Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(60-63 credits)

Degree requires a minimum of 60 credits and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.  If a student has no basic typing skills, BOT 101 Keyboarding Basics is a prerequisite for all CTEC, CSEC, and OECS courses.

The New Mexico General Education Requirements can be found in the section titled, “Transfer Among New Mexico Institutions of Higher Education".

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60-63 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
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, III and IV; students must select one course from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition (grade of C- or better required) 34
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Select one course from the following:
Introduction to Computer Science 34
The Planets 34
The Great Ideas of Physics 34
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory 3
4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory 3
4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Select one course from the following:
Introduction to Criminal Justice 33
Introduction to Economics 33
Principles of Macroeconomics 33
Principles of Microeconomics 33
Introduction to Psychology 33
Introductory Sociology 33
Introduction to Women's Studies 33
Representing Women Across Cultures 33
General Education Elective
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication 33
or ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication
or ENGL 211G Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Core Requirements
Select one course from the following:3-4
Intermediate Algebra 33
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 33
Business Mathematics3
College Algebra 33
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 33
Trigonometry and Precalculus 34
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 34
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 34
Math Study Skills for Electrical1
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 33
OR Appropriate Technology-Related Math Course
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
CTEC 120IT Infrastructure Support I3
or OECS 185 PC Maintenance and Repair I
CTEC 130Linux Workstation3
or OECS 204 Linux Operating System
CTEC 135Windows Workstation3
or OECS 207 Windows
CTEC 140Introduction to Database Design3
or OECS 220 Database Application and Design
CTEC 180Introduction to Networking3-4
or OECS 261 Introduction to Networks
or E T 153 Introduction to Computer Networks
or E T 155 Network Operating Systems I
or E T 273 Fundamentals of Networking Communications I
CTEC 220Internship3
or OECS 221 Internship I
CTEC 290Network Security3
or OECS 269 Network Security
Select one course from the following:3-4
Introduction to Database Management3
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Mobile Application Programming3
Mobile Application Development
JAVA Programming3
Java Programming I
Java Programming
C++ Programming3
C++ Programming I
C++ Programming
Python Programming3
Programming for the Web
Visual Basic Programming3
Visual Basic Programming
Fundamentals of Database Management3
Fundamentals of Cloud Based Data Systems3
OR Any Appropriate C S Course (EXCLUDING courses used to fulfill Technical/Major Requirements.)
Concentration Coursework
Select one of the following concentrations:16
IT Specialist Concentration (16 credits)
Select 16 credits from approved computer-related electives (except BOT 101). Any course with the following prefix: BCIS, C S, CMT, CSEC, CTEC, DRFT, E E, E T, OECS. EXCLUDING courses used to fulfill Technical/Major Requirements.
Networking Concentration (16 credits)
Select 16 credits from the following (EXCLUDING courses used to fulfill Technical/Major Requirements.):
Introduction to Database Management3
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Python Programming3
Programming for the Web
Introduction to Routing and Switching3-4
Essentials of Routing and Switching
Introduction to Linux Server Administration3
Advanced Operating Systems: Administration
Linux Server
Introduction to Windows Server Administration3
Windows Server
Fundamentals of Wide Area Networks3-4
Network Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Network Routing Protocols3-4
Network Routing Protocols
Networking Operating Systems II 43
Computer Networking I for IET 43
Advanced Operating Systems: Administration3
Data Communications and Networks I3
Data Communications and Networks II3
Implementing and Supporting Networks I3
Programming Concentration (16 credits)
Select 9-10 credits of programming electives from the following (EXCLUDING courses used to fulfill Technical/Major Requirements.):
Introduction to Database Management3
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Mobile Application Programming3
Mobile Application Development
JAVA Programming3
Java Programming I
C++ Programming3
C++ Programming I
Python Programming3
Programming for the Web
Visual Basic Programming3
Visual Basic Programming
OR Any Appropriate C S Course (EXCLUDING courses used to fulfill Technical/Major Requirements.)
Select 6-7 credits of approved computer-related electives (EXCLUDING courses used to fulfill Technical/Major Requirements).
Total Credits60-63