Computer and Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(60–66 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
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication 13
or BOT 209 Business and Technical Communications
or ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication
or ENGL 211G Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Select ONE course from the following:3-4
Intermediate Algebra 13
College Algebra 13
Trigonometry and Precalculus 14
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
Mathematics Appreciation 13
OR Appropriate technology-related math course
Select ONE course from the following:2-4
Introduction to Information Technology 23
Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems 13
Computer Literacy 13
Introduction to Computer Science 14
Computation Software 32-3
Select ONE course from the following:3-4
The Planets 14
Introduction to Astronomy 14
Human Ancestors 13
Introduction to World Cultures 13
Introduction to Anthropology 13
World Archaeology 13
Introduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology 13
Human Relations3
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 32
Self/Team Development 33
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 TWO courses from the following:6-7
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 13
Principles of Accounting I (Financial) 13
Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) 13
Introduction to Business3
Principles of Supervision I3
Supervisory and Leadership Trends3
Human Relations3
Introduction to Quality Management3
Introduction to Logistics3
Accounting Procedures I3
Introduction to Business 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 204Linux Operating System 23
or OECS 128 Operating Systems Linux/Unix
OECS 185PC Maintenance and Repair I 23
or OECS 227 Computer Applications for Technicians
or E T 283 Hardware PC Maintenance
OECS 207Windows 23
OECS 220Database Application and Design 23
OECS 221Internship I 23
OECS 269Network Security 23
or OECS 250 Systems Analysis and Design I
or OECS 290 Computer Technology Capstone
OECS 261Introduction to Networks 23-4
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
Seclect ONE course from the following:3
Introduction to Computer Animation 13
C Programming 13
C++ Programming 13
Java Programming 13
Topics in Software Programming and Applications 13
Introduction to Computer Science 14
Introduction to Interactive Game Programming 23
Mobile Application Development 21-3
Visual Basic Programming 24
C++ Programming I 23
Java Programming I 21-3
Programming for the Web 23
Structured Query Language (SQL) 21-3
OPTIONS - Select ONE of the following options:15
IT Specialist Option (15 credits)
Select 15 credits from approved computer-related electives (except BOT 101).
Networking Option (15 credits)
Select 15 credits from the following:
Networking Operating Systems II 33
Computer Networking I for IET 33
Advanced Operating Systems: Administration 23
Programming for the Web 23
Data Communications and Networks I 21-3
Data Communications and Networks II 21-3
Implementing and Supporting Networks I 23
Linux Server 23
Structured Query Language (SQL) 21-3
Windows Server 23
Essentials of Routing and Switching 23-4
Network Fundamentals 23-4
Network Routing Protocols 23-4
Network Security 23-4
Programming Option (15 credits)
Select 9 credits of approved computer-related electives
Select 6 credits of programming electives from the following:
Introduction to Computer Animation 13
Topics in Software Programming and Applications 13
Introduction to Computer Science 14
Mobile Application Development 21-3
Visual Basic Programming 23-4
C++ Programming I 23
Java Programming I 21-3
Programming for the Web 23
Structured Query Language (SQL) 21-3
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) 21-3
Total Credits60-66
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.

3

Courses not currently taught at DACC.