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Computer Information Systems & Technology AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree, students will be able to:

  • Communicate technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks through presentations and reports.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot common hardware issues.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot common software issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams.

This degree can be completed through a mix of face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes. Several of the courses are offered in an 8-week term, rather than a 16-week term. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study

Degree Requirements

First Semester
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3 credit hours
IMED 1316 WEB PAGE DESIGN I 3 credit hours
ITNW 1358 NETWORK+ 3 credit hours
ITSE 2321 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
ITSC 1325 PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Second Semester
ARTC 1325 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3 credit hours
EECT 1300 TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 3 credit hours
ITSE 2302 INTERMEDIATE WEB PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
ITSW 1307 INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE 3 credit hours
ITSE 1302 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Third Semester
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3 credit hours
ARTC 1302 DIGITAL IMAGING I (PHOTOSHOP) 3 credit hours
IMED 1345 INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA 3 credit hours
INEW 2334 ADVANCED WEB PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
OR
ITSY 1342 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY 3 credit hours
ITSE 2317 JAVA PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Fourth Semester
ENGL 2311 TECHNICAL & BUSINESS WRITING 3 credit hours
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I 3 credit hours
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3 credit hours
GOVT 2305 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Federal constitution & topics) 3 credit hours
ITSE 2380 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-COMPUTER PROGRAMMER 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 60

Capstone Requirement: ITSE 2380 Cooperative Education - Computer Programmer is a capstone experience and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation. The cooperative education course combines classroom learning with work experience and a lecture component.