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Computer Information Technology, A.S.


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Associate in Science

(60 credit hours)


The Computer Information Technology program prepares students for employment as a microcomputer support specialist, help desk specialist, user support analyst, applications system specialist, information systems specialist, technical support specialist, computer information manager, user support analyst supervisor, computer systems analyst, customer service representative, computer operator, computer repair technician, computer sales person, help desk office supervisor, office systems support specialist, software tester, software trainer, user support specialist, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the capability to configure a home or office computer network by successful completion of successive coursework in Cisco-based home and office networking technologies.
  2. Students will demonstrate the capability to use desktop productivity software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation) effectively by successfully completing exercises in a simulation environment.
  3. Students will demonstrate a capability to diagnose and upgrade Windows-based personal computers and operating systems.
  4. Students will demonstrate the acquisition of problem solving techniques by successful completion of subject matter examinations, application of program coding and testing, and computer maintenance and upgrade activities, evaluating and synthesizing material offered by the courses in this program.
  5. Students will acquire knowledge of information security and demonstrate the capability to synthesize and apply that knowledge.

The following is a suggested sequence of required courses:

First Year


Second Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Computer Information Technology A.S. Total 60 Credit Hours


Program Notes:


Students:

  • must have all electives approved by a faculty advisor or division chairperson,
  • must complete developmental education classes in English, writing, math and SLS 1501 The College Experience  if placement scores are not at required levels, if not exempt by state board of education rule 6A-10.0315, and
  • may exempt course if sufficient skills are demonstrated, or if the division chairperson agrees to a course substitution. If student exempts one or more courses, acceptable elective(s) must be taken.

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