The Associate’s Degree in Applied Science degree prepares students for careers in the information technology field as Network Engineers and Administrators, Network Support, UNIX Administrators, Data Engineers, Database Administrators, and other related career titles. The curriculum incorporates sophisticated information technology applications using current industry-standard hardware and software that are used to run large corporate information systems. Graduates of this program may continue their education toward the Bachelor of Technology degree in this discipline.
Major Courses (28 credits)
Course: Credits: CIS105 Foundations of Computer Systems 3 CIS107 Computer Applications 3 CIS110 Fundamentals of Programming 3 CIS160 Introduction to Windows 1 CIS180 C# Language Programming 3 CIS150 Telecommunications 3 CIS181 UNIX/LINUX Operation System I 3 CIS245 Network Administration I 3 CIS246 Network Administration II 3 ELECTIVES (select ONE of the following courses): CIS170 Systems Analysis & Design 3 CIS295 Database Management Systems 3
General Education Courses (17 credits)
Course: Credits: GEN101 Freshman Seminar 1 CIS101 Computer Literacy 3 ENG101 Public Speaking 3 ENG103 English Composition I 3 ENG203 English Composition II 3 LIB100 Information Literacy 1 MAT220 Discrete Mathematics 3
Distribution (18 credits)
Course: Credits: MATHEMATICS: MAT230 Pre-calculus; Functions and Graphs 3 SCIENCE: select one course 3 SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: select one course 3 HUMANITIES: select three courses from the following groups: Literature; Philosophy; History; Fine Arts 9