Degree: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Program Code: 299-01
Program Length: 2 Years - 4 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 69
Distance Learning Option Available
Crystal Dye 276.964.7250 Davis Hall Room 229
Michael Brown 276.964.7703 Davis Hall Room 240
Janet Rowell 276.964.7213 Davis Hall Room 232
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.