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Information Technology: Network Management

Information Technology Network Management

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.


ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
A25590NM
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ACA115Success &Study Skills021
CIS110Introduction to Computers223
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
MAT110Math Measurement & Lit. OR223
MAT143Quantitative Literacy
CTI120Network & Sec Foundation233
CTI110Web, Prgm & DB Foundation223
111116
SECOND SEMESTER
CIS115Intro to Programming & Logic223
CTS130Spreadsheets223
DBA110Database Concepts233
NET175Wireless Technology223
NOS110Operating System Concepts233
SEC110Security Concepts223
131218
THIRD SEMESTER
CTS120Hardware/Software Support233
CTS115Info Sys Business Concepts303
COM231Public Speaking303
NET125Introduction to Networks143
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective*303
12715
FOURTH SEMESTER
CTS289System Support Project143
CTS287Emerging Technology303
NOS230Windows Admin I223
NET126Routing Basics143
BUS270Professional Development303
Social/Behavioral Science Elective**303
131018
**The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART111Art Appreciation303
ART114Art History Survey I303
ART115Art History Survey II303
HUM110Technology and Society303
HUM115Critical Thinking303
HUM122Southern Culture303
HUM230Leadership Development303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
MUS210History of Rock Music303
REL110World Religions303
REL211Introduction to Old Testament303
REL212Introduction to New Testament303
**The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
ECO251Principles of Microeconomics303
ECO252Principles of Macroeconomics303
HIS121Western Civilization I303
HIS122Western Civilization II303
HIS131American History I303
HIS132American History II303
PSY150General Psychology303
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 74

I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created.

-Bill Gates