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

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Information Systems & Technology AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3
IMED 1316 WEB PAGE DESIGN I 3
ITNW 1358 NETWORK+ 3
ITSE 2321 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 3
ITSC 1325 PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Information Systems & Technology AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ARTC 1325 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3
EECT 1300 TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 3
ITSE 2302 INTERMEDIATE WEB PROGRAMMING 3
ITSW 1307 INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE 3
ITSE 1302 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Third Semester

Thirdsemester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Information Systems & Technology AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
ARTC 1302 DIGITAL IMAGING I (PHOTOSHOP) 3
IMED 1345 OR
ITNW 1313
INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA OR
COMPUTER VIRTUALIZATION
3
INEW 2334 OR
ITNW 1335
ADVANCED WEB PROGRAMMING OR
INFORMATION STORAGE & MANAGEMENT
3
ITSE 2317 JAVA PROGRAMMING 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Fourth Semester

Fourth semester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Information Systems & Technology AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ENGL 2311 TECHNICAL & BUSINESS WRITING 3
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS 3
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3
GOVT 2305 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Federal constitution & topics) 3
OR
CORE SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE CORE 3
ITSC 2380 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-COMPUTER & INFORMATION 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Total Credit Hours: 60

Capstone Requirement: ITSC 2380 Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences 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.