Computers are an integral part of everyday life at home, business and school. Our information society is in constant demand of individuals who can meet the needs of users within an organization through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies. The Information Technology Associate in Applied Science degree provides students with the skills needed to succeed in today's digital world.
During the first year of study, Information Technology Program students will acquire a broad business and real world perspective of information technology, strong analytical and critical thinking skills, knowledge of data design and data management principles and knowledge of basic programming and computer logic principles. These skills will provide students with the foundation needed to advance to their second year of study. In the second year of the program, students will choose one of the following eight areas to specialize:
- Geographic Information Systems [GIS];
- Information Systems Security [ISS];
- Management Information Systems [MIS];
- Oracle Academy Database;
- Web Development; or
- Web Page Design
* Not all courses available at all campuses. Check with your adviser to ensure course availability.
Graduates of the Information Technology A.A.S. Program can gain employment in technical support, programming, networking, systems analysis and design, information security, geographic information systems, business analysis and other computer related fields. Those graduates seeking additional education may continue their computer education at four-year institutions in programs such as computer science, management information systems, computer information systems, business administration and telecommunications technology.
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Curriculum Code: 1492
Campus Location: North, South and Distance
Business & Public Service Division