Information Systems Technology
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.
|Course Number||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Course Credts|
|ENG 111**||College Composition I||3||0||3|
|MTH 154*||Quantitative Reasoning||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|
|ITE 105||Careers and Cyber Ethics||2||0||2|
|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 155||Statistical Reasoning||3||0||3|
|BUS 106||Security Awareness for Managers||3||0||3|
|ITP 100||Software Design||3||0||3|
|ITP 120||Java Programming I||3||0||3|
|ITD 110||Web Page Design I||3||0||3|
|BUS 236||Communication Management||3||0||3|
|ITE 140||Spreadsheet Software||3||0||3|
|PED/RPK||PED or RPK Elective||0||2||1|
|ITN 260||Network Security Basics||3||0||3|
|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 ... 68
* 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.
*** Arts & Humanities: PHI101·102; ART101·102; MUS 121-122; ENG 241·242; ENG 243-244; ENG 251-252, ENG 257, ENG 279; REL230; 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