Associate of Applied Science Program of Study
Business Technology Major: Information Systems Technology Curriculum
Program Code: 299-01
DE – All degree requirements may be completed through Distance Learning delivery methods.
Length: Two-year Program – Four semesters
Purpose: To provide the skills, knowledge, and some of the experience required for employment in one or more of the following occupational areas.
Occupational Objectives: Computer Programmer, Database Administrator, Information Systems Manager, Information Systems Occupations, Network Administrator, Systems Analyst
Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the College, entry into the Information Systems Technology program requires proficiency in high school English, keyboarding ability, and two units of high school mathematics: Algebra I and II or Geometry. Deficiencies can be made up through the College’s developmental studies program.
Program Requirements: The curriculum includes technical courses in computer programming, systems analysis and design, network administration, business, general education, E-Commerce and electives. Instruction includes both the theoretical concepts and practical applications required for success in business information systems. The student is required to participate in a capstone project during the sophomore year that allows for the investigation, analysis, design, development and implementation of a systems project. Certification preparation within the program includes various Microsoft and vendor-neutral certifications. The student is urged to consult with their business faculty advisor in planning his/her program. Upon satisfactory completion of the four-semester program, the graduate will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Information System Technology.Learn more about an Information Systems Technology degree at SWCC
Information Systems Technology Curriculum
|Course Number||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Course Credts|
|ENG 111**||College Composition I||3||0||3|
|MTH 151*||Math for the Liberal Arts I||3||0||3|
|SDV 100||College Success Skills||1||0||1|
|ITE 115||Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts||3||0||3|
|ITN 106||Microcomputer Operating Systems||3||0||3|
|ITN 107||Personal Computer Hardware & Software||3||0||3|
|ITN 111||Server Administration||3||0||3|
|ITN 112||Network Infrastructure||3||0||3|
|ITN 113||Active Directory||3||0||3|
|ITN 101||Intro. to Network Concepts||3||0||3|
|MTH 152||Math for the Liberal Arts II||3||0||3|
|PED/RPK***||PED or RPK Elective||0||2||1|
|ITP 100||Software Design||3||0||3|
|ITP 120||Java Programming I||3||0||3|
|ITD 110||Web Page Design I||3||0||3|
|GIS 200||Geographical Information Systems I||4||2||4|
|ITD 132||Structured Query Language||3||0||3|
|ITP 112||Visual Basic .NET I||4||0||4|
|ITP 251||Systems Analysis and Design||3||0||3|
|Elective*****||Social Science Elective||3||0||3|
|ITE 290/298||Coordinated Internship/Seminar and Project in IST||0||2||1|
|ITP 298||Seminar & Project in Capstone||3||0||3|
Total Minimum Credits for Information Systems Technology 65
* Mathematics requirements may vary greatly from one transfer institution to another.
Students wishing to transfer should consult their advisor and/or transfer counselor.
** ENG 101 and ENG 102 can substitute for ENG 111 for those not wishing to transfer the credit.
*** Students wishing to transfer should take HLT 116 (3 credits) instead of two (1 credit) PED classes.
**** Arts & Humanities: PHI101·102; ART101·102; MUS 121-122; ENG 241·242; ENG 243-244; ENG 251-252, ENG 257, ENG
279; REL100, REL200, REL210, REL230, REL246; SPA 101-102, 201-202; FRE 101·102, 201· 202.
***** Social Science: ECO 201·202; HIS 101·102, HIS 121-122, HIS 266, HIS 269, HIS 277; PLS 211-212; PSY 200, PSY 231·
232, PSY 255, PSY 266; SOC 200, SOC 215, SOC 268; GEO 200, GEO 210
Approved Technical Electives: GIS201, ACC211, ITP120, ITP136, ITN113, ITN 111, ITP165, ITD134, ITD136, BUS106, ITE215, ITD112, ITD210, ITN154, ITN155,
ITN156, ITN157 or Division Approval