Aug 25, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog/Student Handbook 
  
2019-2020 Catalog/Student Handbook

Information Systems Technology, AAS


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(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Length: Sixty-four credit hour program

Purpose: The Information Systems Technology degree introduces students to a very broad field that includes many Information Technology (IT) sectors such as hardware, software, networking, web design, programming, information security, and  computer installation, repair, troubleshooting, and support. This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in this rapidly expanding field.

Occupational Objectives: The program provides practical IT knowledge for technology personnel. Graduates of this curriculum may become software specialists, microcomputer operators, office support personnel, web site developers, help desk specialists, PC support specialists, network support personnel, repair technicians, trainers, or other IT professionals. In some cases, graduates will be able to immediately fill positions. In others, they will require additional education, training, or industry certification to fill job roles.

Program Description: The Information Systems Technology curriculum offers students an opportunity to prepare themselves for the multitude of career opportunities in many businesses and industries requiring the skills of an IT professional. The curriculum introduces the student to a variety of software including word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, multimedia, web design/web graphics, and operating systems. In addition to application and system software, the curriculum includes personal computer hardware repair and troubleshooting courses, programming courses, networking courses, and courses in related areas such as business. Hardware and software are updated frequently in order to provide students with current knowledge as they enter the job market.

Contact For More Information: 

Joan Tuck 434-736-2019

Tommy Wright 434-736-2040

Kelley Laprade 434-949-1032

Crystal Jones 434-949-1035

 

 

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Required Courses


Health or Physical Education Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Social Science Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 19


Second Semester


Approved IT Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved IT Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 15


Third Semester


Approved Programming Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Business Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 15


Fourth Semester


Approved Humanities Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved ITP Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Social Science Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 15


Total Credits for Degree: 64


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