Computer Information Technology A25260

Curriculum Description:
The Computer Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information.  This is a flexible program, designed to meet community information systems needs.

Course work will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Degree Course and Hour Requirements:  66 Semester Hours Credit

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I.      General Education Courses (15 SHC)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30003
COM 231Public Speaking30003
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy22003
Humanities Elective
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Select one of the following:
PSY 150General Psychology30003
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology30003

II.     Major Courses     
        Core (36 SHC)

CIS 115Introduction to Programming And Logic23003
CTS 120Hardware/Software Support23003
CTS 285Systems Analysis and Design30003
CTS 289System Support Project14003
DBA 110Database Concepts23003
NOS 110Operating System Concepts23003
NOS 130Windows Single User22003
NOS 230Windows Admin I22003
SEC 110Security Concepts22003

        BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS:

CIS 110Introduction to Computers22003

        BUSINESS:

BUS 110Introduction to Business30003

        NETWORKING:

NET 110Networking Concepts22003

        Other Major Courses (15 SHC)

CSC 139Visual BASIC Programming23003
WEB 210Web Design22003
CTS 130Spreadsheet22003
OST 136Word Processing22003
BUS 260Business Communications30003

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE:  ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, HUM 110, HUM 122, HUM 130,HUM 160, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112

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