Information Systems Technology: Information Technology for Business Specialization

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Information Systems Technology Major - Information Technology for Business Specialization

Possible occupations for graduates: Information Specialist, Supervisor, Executive Administrative Assistant, Computer Sales, Software Trainer, and related occupations.

Curriculum

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • BUS 100 Introduction to Business, 3 cr
  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
    or
    ENG 116 Writing for Business, 3 cr
  • MTH 103 Applied Technical Math I, 3 cr
  • ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems, 3 cr
    or
    ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting, 3 cr
  • ITE 119 Information Literacy, 3 cr
  • SDV 101 Orientation to the IT Profession, 2 cr

Semester Credits: 17

Second Semester

  • BUS 118 Concepts of Supervision, 3 cr
  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3 cr
    or
    Elective, 3 cr
  • ITE 182 User Support/Help Desk Principles, 3 cr
  • ITN 208 Protocols and Communications, 4 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 16

Third Semester

  • BUS 270 Interpersonal Dynamics in the Business Organization, 3 cr
  • ITE 120 Principles of Information Systems, 3 cr
  • ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software, 3 cr
  • ITE 160 Introduction to E-Commerce, 3 cr
  • IT/BUS Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Fourth Semester

  • PSY 105 Psychology of Personal Adjustment, 3 cr
  • ITD 110 Web Page Design I, 3 cr
  • ITD 130 Database Fundamentals, 3 cr
  • ITP 296 Internship in IT, 3 cr
    or
    ITP 298 Seminar and Project, 3 cr
  • IT/BUS Elective, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Total credits required: 66

Notes

  • Students intending to complete a four-year degree in the future should select ENG 111 and 112
  • Students should take the highest math for which they are prepared. Any student wishing to transfer should choose: MTH 151, MTH 157, MTH 163, MTH 173, or MTH 270.
  • ITN 106 cross-listed with ETR 164
  • ITE 119 is a co-requisite or prerequisite to most other IT courses and should be taken in the first semester.
  • Students intending to complete a four year degree in the future should select ENG 112 Recommended elective CST 229. Other electives include ITN 151, all 100-200 level BUS, GIS 200, GIS 201, GIS 205, GIS 210, ITE, ITD, ITP, and ITN courses not already required in the program, ACC 211, BUS 226, ECO 201 and 202.
  • ITN 208 cross-listed with ETR 225
  • Refer to list of approved Social and Behavioral Science electives. Recommended elective ECO 201 and 202.
  • IT/BUS electives include ACC 211, ECO 201 and 202, BUS 226, ITN 151, GIS 201, GIS 202, GIS 205, GIS 210, and all 100-200 level ITD, ITE, ITN, and ITP courses not already required in the program.
  • The internship or capstone project should be completed in the last semester of the program. Credit for these courses may not be obtained through the College‚Äôs advanced standing process.
  • Refer to list of approved Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts electives.