Computer and Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(60–65 credits)

Degree requires a minimum of 60 credits and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Core/General Education Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition (grade of C or better required) 14
Select one from the following:3
Business and Technical Communications3
Business and Professional Communication 13
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences 13
Technical and Scientific Communication 13
Select 3-4 credits from the following:3-4
Intermediate Algebra 13
College Algebra 13
Trigonometry and Precalculus 14
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
Mathematics Appreciation 13
Appropriate technology-related math course
Select 2-4 credits from the following:2-4
Introduction to Computerized Information Systems 13
Computer Literacy 13
Introduction to Computer Science 14
Computation Software 12-3
Introduction to Information Technology3
Select 3-4 credits from the following:3-4
Human Relations3
The Planets 14
Introduction to Astronomy 14
Human Ancestors 13
Introduction to World Cultures 13
Introduction to Anthropology 13
Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology 13
Introduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology 13
Introduction to Criminal Justice 13
Introduction to Computer Science 14
Human Growth and Behavior 13
World Regional Geography 13
Culture and Environment 13
American National Government 13
Introduction to Political Science 13
American Political Issues 13
International Political Issues 13
Introduction to Leadership 12
Self/Team Development 13
Introduction to Psychology 13
Introduction to Social Welfare 13
Introductory Sociology 13
Contemporary Social Problems 13
Introduction to Women s Studies 13
Representing Women Across Cultures 13
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
Financial Accounting 13
Management Accounting 13
Introduction to Business3
Principles of Supervision I3
Supervisory and Leadership Trends3
Human Relations3
Introduction to Quality Management3
Introduction to Logistics3
Accounting Procedures I3
Business in a Global Society 13
Introduction to Economics 13
Principles of Macroeconomics 13
Principles of Microeconomics 13
Introduction to Finance 13
College Algebra 13
Trigonometry and Precalculus4
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 14
Mathematics Appreciation 13
Introduction to Marketing 13
Introduction to Management 13
Introduction to Psychology 13
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 13
Technical/Major Requirements 2
OECS 128Operating Systems Linux/Unix3
or OECS 204 Linux Operating System
Select 3 credits from the following:3
PC Maintenance and Repair I1-3
Computer Applications for Technicians3
Hardware PC Maintenance 13
OECS 207Windows3
3 credits of the following:3
Database Application and Design1-3
3 credits of the following:3
Internship I1-3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Introduction to Computer Animation3
C Programming3
C++ Programming3
Java Programming3
Topics in Software Programming and Applications3
Introduction to Computer Science4
Introduction to Interactive Game Programming3
Mobile Application Development1-3
Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic4
C++ Programming I3
Java Programming I1-3
Programming for the Web3
Structured Query Language (SQL)1-3
Game Programming I3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Systems Analysis and Design I3
Network Security3-4
Computer Technology Capstone1-3
Select 3-4 credits from the following:3-4
Introduction to Networks 14
Introduction to Computer Networks 13
Network Operating Systems I 13
Fundamentals of Networking Communications I 14
Options
Select one from the following options:15
IT Specialist
Networking
Programming
Total Credits60-65
1

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

2

If a student has no basic typing skills, BOT 101 Keyboarding Basics is a prerequisite for all OECS courses.

IT Specialist Option

Select 15 credits from approved computer-related electives (except BOT 101).15
Total Credits15

Networking Option

Select 15 credits from the following:15
Networking Operating Systems II 33
Computer Networking I for IET 33
Advanced Operating Systems: Administration3
Programming for the Web3
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
Windows Server3
Essentials of Routing and Switching4
Network Fundamentals4
Network Routing Protocols4
Network Security3
Total Credits15
3

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

Programming Option

Approved computer-related electives9
Select 6 credits of programming electives from the following:6
Introduction to Computer Animation 43
Topics in Software Programming and Applications 43
Introduction to Computer Science4
Introduction to Interactive Game Programming3
Mobile Application Development1-3
Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic4
C++ Programming I3
Java Programming I1-3
Programming for the Web3
Structured Query Language (SQL)1-3
Game Programming I3
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)1-3
Total Credits15
4

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.