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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 Skills 021
BUS110Introduction to Business303
CIS110Introduction to Computers223
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
CTI120Network & Sec Foundation233
Social/Behavioral Science Elective*303
15919
SECOND SEMESTER
CIS115Intro to Programming & Logic223
CTS130Spreadsheets223
DBA110Database Concepts233
NET175Wireless Technology223
NOS110Operating System Concepts233
SEC110Security Concepts223
131218
THIRD SEMESTER
CTS 120Hardware/Software Support 233
CTS 135Integrated Software Intro 244
CTS 115Info Sys Business Concepts303
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disc.303
NET 110Networking Concepts 223
NOS 130Windows Single User 223
141119
FOURTH SEMESTER
CTS 230Advanced Spreadsheet** 223
CTS 289System Support Project 143
CTS287Emerging Technology303
CTI110Web, Pgm, & DB Foundation223
NOS 230Windows Admin I 223
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective***303
131018
**WBL Option: Qualified students may elect to take three credit hours of Work-Based Learning (WBL 111 and WBL 121 and WBL 131 or WBL 111 and WBL 112 or WBL 113) in lieu of CTS 230 Advanced Spreadsheet.
**The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART 111Art Appreciation 303
ART 114Art History Survey I 303
ART 115 Art History Survey II 303
ART 116Survey of American Art 303
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation 303
HUM 121The Nature of America 303
HUM 122Southern Culture 303
MUS 110Music Appreciation 303
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz 303
MUS 210History of Rock Music 303
REL 110World Religions 303
REL 211Introduction to Old Testament 303
REL 212Introduction to New Testament 303
*The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
HIS 121Western Civilization I 303
HIS 122Western Civilization II 303
HIS 131American History I 303
HIS 132American History II 303
PSY 150General Psychology 303
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology 303
SOC 220Social Problems 303
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