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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Curriculum
Total Degree Credits: 60.0-67.0

First Year, Fall Semester
DA 103 - Introduction to Information Technology Credit Hours: 4
DA 150 - Programming Visual Basic Credit Hours: 4
EN 110 - College Composition Credit Hours: 3
MT 125 - College Mathematics Credit Hours: 4 or an IT Approved Math Elective

First Year, Spring Semester
DA 240 - Systems Analysis with Respect to Business Applications Credit Hours: 4
DA 261 - Database Concepts Credit Hours: 4
EN 111 - Composition and Interpretation of Literature Credit Hours: 3
Concentration Course(s) Credit Hours 3-4

Second Year, Fall Semester
MT 143 - Introductory Statistics I Credit Hours: 4
Concentration Course(s) Credit Hours: 3-4
Concentration Course(s) Credit Hours: 3-4
Information Technology Elective Credit Hours: 3-4
Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 3

Second Year, Spring Semester
Concentration Course(s) Credit Hours: 3-4
Concentration Course(s) Credit Hours: 3-4
Information Technology Elective Credit Hours: 3-4
Liberal Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3
Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 3

Note: This is a recommended sequence. Student should consult his/her academic adviser prior to registering.

Information Technology Electives:

Any DA (Information Technology) course not included as part of your concentration. Other courses must be approved by your Academic Adviser.

Information Technology Approved Math Electives:

MT 126 - College Mathematics II Credit Hours: 4
MT 167 - Discrete Mathematics Credit Hours: 4
MT 180 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics Credit Hours: 4

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Concentration

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the geospatial terms and concepts that are necessary for the appropriate use of GIS
  • Demonstrate expertise in the use of geospatial software and technology, with experience in at least two major GIS software products such as ESRI ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine
  • Demonstrate knowledge of GIS data issues, including, database creation (through digitizing and on-screen drawing), editing, design, management and data conversion for use in GIS software

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Concentration Courses

GP 140 - Introduction to Geospatial Technology Credit Hours: 3
GP 150 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Credit Hours: 4
GP 250 - Geographic Information Systems Skills and Techniques Credit Hours: 4
GP 290 - Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Systems Credit Hours: 4

In addition, select one to two from the following:

DF 106 - Technical Graphics I with AutoCAD Credit Hours: 4
GP 101 - Introduction to Physical Geography Credit Hours: 3
GP 103 - Introduction to Human Geography Credit Hours: 3
GP 295 - GIS Internship Credit Hours: 4
PH 120 - Environmental Science Credit Hours: 3

Note: A GIS Certificate is also available.

Information Systems Security (ISS) Concentration

Information Systems Security (ISS) Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate an understanding of key terms and critical concepts of information security, and the duties and responsibilities within an information technology department
  • Demonstrate expertise in the use of various information security software

Information Systems Security (ISS) Concentration Courses

DA 107 - Introduction to Information Systems Security Credit Hours: 4
DA 200 - Computer and Network Security Credit Hours: 4
DA 201 - Operations and Database Security Credit Hours: 4
DA 202 - Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Framework of ISS Credit Hours: 3

In addition, select one from the following:

DA 203 - ISS Internship Credit Hours: 2
DA 204 - Digital Forensics Credit Hours: 4
CR 150 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Credit Hours: 3
CR 160 - Criminology Credit Hours: 3
CR 170 - Criminal Law Credit Hours: 3

Note: An ISS Certificate is also available.

Management Information Systems (MIS) Concentration

Management Information Systems (MIS) Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate knowledge of analytical and practical frameworks and methodologies necessary to analyze, design, implement and manage complex information systems in contemporary organizational structures

Management Information Systems (MIS) Concentration Courses

DA 190 - Introduction to Management Information Systems (MIS) Credit Hours: 4
DA 290 - Management for Systems Analysts Credit Hours: 4
BU 121 - Accounting Principles I Credit Hours: 4

In addition, select two from the following:

BU 122 - Accounting Principles II Credit Hours: 4
BU 221 - Computerized Accounting Credit Hours: 4
BU 231 - Business Systems Credit Hours: 3
BU 243 - Entrepreneurship Credit Hours: 3
BU 261 - Business Law I Credit Hours: 3
BU 262 - Business Law II Credit Hours: 3
EN 114 - Public Speaking Credit Hours: 3

Oracle Academy Database Concentration

Oracle Academy Database Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate ability to analyze business scenarios and create a conceptual representation of an organization's information using an entity relationship diagram (ERD).
  • Demonstrate ability to implement those designs using Structured Query Language and PL/SQL - Oracle's proprietary programming language to build database applications

Oracle Academy Database Concentration Courses

DA 160 - Oracle Database Programming I Credit Hours: 3
DA 161 - Oracle Database Programming II Credit Hours: 3
DA 262 - Oracle PL/SQL Programming I Credit Hours: 3
DA 263 - Oracle PL/SQL Programming II Credit Hours: 3

In addition, select one of the following:

DA 190 - Introduction to Management Information Systems (MIS) Credit Hours: 4
DA 201 - Operations and Database Security Credit Hours: 4

Note: At the completion of DA160 and DA161 students will be prepared for the first part of the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) exam or can take the Oracle Database SQL Expert certification exam. At the completion of DA262 and DA263 students can take the second and final exam for Oracle Certified Associate.

Networking Concentration

Networking Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the installation of telecommunication end-user equipment; switching and transmission equipment
  • Demonstrate expertise in the use of various topologies, transmission media, network interfaces and shared resources to interconnect LANs

Networking Concentration Courses

DA 215 - Networking with Microsoft Windows Server Credit Hours: 4
TE 180 - IT Essentials I Credit Hours: 3
TE 181 - IT Essentials II Credit Hours: 3
TE 185 - Network Fundamentals Credit Hours: 3
One (1) Elective from the list below Credit Hours: 3-4

Or students may elect to take the following:

DA 215 - Networking with Microsoft Windows Server Credit Hours: 4
TE 185 - Network Fundamentals Credit Hours: 3
TE 270 - LAN Switching and Wireless Credit Hours: 3
TE 271 - Routing Protocols and Concepts Credit Hours: 3
One (1) Elective from the list below Credit Hours: 3-4

In addition, select one from the following:

DA 200 - Computer and Network Security Credit Hours: 4
TE 180 - IT Essentials I Credit Hours: 3
TE 181 - IT Essentials II Credit Hours: 3
TE 270 - LAN Switching and Wireless Credit Hours: 3
TE 271 - Routing Protocols and Concepts Credit Hours: 3
TE 272 - Accessing the WAN Credit Hours: 3

Programming Concentration

Programming Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate expertise in multiple programming languages
  • Demonstrate expertise in the use of the IBM AS/400 midrange computer for programming

Programming Concentration Courses

DA 130 - Programming COBOL Credit Hours: 4
DA 140 - Programming COBOL Advanced Credit Hours: 4
DA 180 - E-Commerce Credit Hours: 4

In addition, select one from the following:

CS 103 - Web Development and Programming Fundamentals Credit Hours: 3
CS 209 - Programming in Java Credit Hours: 4
CS 210 - Programming in C++ Credit Hours: 3
CS 215 - Web Development and Programming I Credit Hours: 4
CS 216 - Advanced Web Development and Programming II Credit Hours: 4
DA 255 - Advanced Visual Basic Credit Hours: 4

Web Development Concentration

Web Development Concentration Competencies

  • Write, execute and debug programs in high-level languages, specifically designed for the Web

Web Development Concentration Courses

CS 209 - Programming in Java Credit Hours: 4
CS 210 - Programming in C++ Credit Hours: 3
CS 215 - Web Development and Programming I Credit Hours: 4
CS 216 - Advanced Web Development and Programming II Credit Hours: 4

In addition, select one from the following:

CS 220 - Advanced Programming in Java Credit Hours: 4
DA 180 - E-Commerce Credit Hours: 4
DA 255 - Advanced Visual Basic Credit Hours: 4

Web Page Design Concentration:

Web Page Design Concentration Competencies

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of multimedia authoring and development to incorporate sound, still and moving images for use with Web pages, multimedia CD ROMs, etc.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basics of Web design and the Internet competencies including the rules and regulations of the World Wide Web
  • Create an interactive Web site utilizing current Web editing software

Web Page Design Concentration Courses

GA 101 - Orientation to Graphics Credit Hours: 2
GA 131 - Photoshop I® Credit Hours: 2
GA 140 - Publishing IV Web Basics Credit Hours: 3
GA 144 - Multimedia Credit Hours: 2
GA 145 - Web Page Design with Dreamweaver Credit Hours: 3

In addition, select three from the following:

CS 121 - Computer Science I Credit Hours: 4
CS 209 - Programming in Java Credit Hours: 4
EN 201 - Writing for Graphic Publications Credit Hours: 3
GA 102 - Publishing I Basics Credit Hours: 2
GA 125 - Create With Illustrator® Credit Hours: 2.5
GA 130 - Publish With QuarkXPress® Credit Hours: 3
GA 141 - Photoshop II® Credit Hours: 2

Note: A Web Page Design Certificate is available. Students should consult his/her academic adviser for designated sequencing of required courses. Students may elect to transfer credits from the degree program to the one-year Web Page Design Certificate program to supplement their degree with a certificate through additional study.

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