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Computer Information Technology

Graduates of this program are prepared to understand the organization and technology of computers, databases, networking, and other information technologies. Students are introduced to the breadth of technologies and to the basics of the business world. 

Because of the broad technological background this program provides, students are well prepared to enter new technical areas as the field expands and evolves. 

     Students with an Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology will be able to:
  • Demonstrate fluency in multiple languages, including one object-oriented language and one scripting language
  • Understand the fundamentals of computer hardware
  • Be able to develop and manage complete web sites
  • Understand the behaviors and implementation of computer networking
  • Understand basic principles for developing and deploying high quality software systems
  • Understand how to manage systems, including UNIX-based computers
  • Demonstrate a solid background in business processes
  • Understand the historical and social context of information technology
The student, in conjunction with the department chair, may develop a sequence of courses to best meet his or her background and needs that still satisfies the degree requirements. A typical curriculum taken by students is shown below. 

The minimum number of credits required for the degree is 66.

First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CIS 1120- Intro to Information Technology 3 ACC 1020 - Survey of Accounting  3
CIS 1151 - Website Design 3 CIS 1152 - Advanced Website Design 3
ENG 10XX - English 3 CIS 2151 - Networks I 4
Select One:
ELE XXXX - AH/SS Elective 3
CIS 2261 - Intro to Java Programming I4 Select One:
CIS 2271 - Java Programming4 MAT 2120 - Discrete Structures 3
Select One:
MAT 1520 - Calculus for Engineering 4
MAT 1221 - Finite Math3 If required:
MAT 1420 - Technical Mathematics5 CIS 2262 - Intro to Java Programming II  2


Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BUS 2020 - Principles of Management 3 BUS 2230 - Principles of Marketing 3
CIS 2230 - System Administration 4 CIS 2235 - Adv System Administration 4
CIS 2320 - Software QA/Testing 3 ELE XXXX - AH/SS Elective 3
ENG 1070 - Effective Speaking 3 ENG 2080 - Technical Communication 3
Select One: SCI XXXX - Science Elective 4
CIS 2260 - Object-Oriented Programming 3
CIS 2450 - Advanced Web Technologies  3
CIS 3210 - Routing Concepts & WAN 4
ELE XXXX - Elective 3
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