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Information Systems Technology: Internet Services

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
Individuals seeking their first employment or who wish to qualify for promotion in a present position or to another field, including self-employment, may benefit from this program. Students will be provided with technical knowledge and skill in Web page design, Internet programming, Internet database design, and related topics. This program provides skills to develop and design Web pages, use programming languages to develop Web pages, and be familiar with Internet protocols, security, and applications.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Completion of this program may lead to employment or career advancement in any of a wide variety of positions such as Web page designer, Internet programmer, Web site manager, or Web author. Primary tasks and functions graduates will be able to perform include the ability to analyze and design Web pages using Internet programming languages, test and implement programs on the Web, develop Web pages, develop Internet databases, and manage the technical duties related to Internet services.

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
A student may elect to take a certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:
§ Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Access, Excel
§ CompTIA - A+, IT Project+, and Network+
§ Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) – CIW Associate
§ IC3 – Certiport, Inc.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college. Students with deficiencies in English or mathematics must complete appropriate developmental studies courses. Students with deficiencies in computer skills or keyboarding will complete additional coursework.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (20 CREDITS):
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3)
  [or MTH 163 Precalculus I (3)]
Science Elective (BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY] (3)
CST 110 Introduction to Communication (3)
Social Science Elective [HIS, SOC, PSY, PLS, ECO, GEO] (3)
Wellness  Health, P.E., or recreation courses which promote physical and emotional well being (2)
 
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 CREDITS):
CSC 110 Introduction to Computing (3)
ITD 110 Web Page Design I (3)
ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics (3)
ITD 210 Web Page Design II (3)
ITE 115 Basic Computer Literacy (4)
ITE 130  Introduction to Internet Services (3)
ITE 150 Desktop Database Software (3)
ITE 170 Multimedia Software (3)
ITE 290 Coordinated Internship (3)
[or ITE 297 Cooperative Education (3)]
ITE 299 Supervised Study in IST (1)
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts (3)
ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems (3)
ITP 120 Java Programming I (3)
ITP 160 Introduction to Game Design and Development (3)
ITP 220 Java Programming II (3)
MKT 260 Customer Service Management (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Information Systems (1)
SDV 108  College Survival Skills (1)

Minimum required for degree:  69 Credits

SAMPLE SCHEDULE:

FIRST YEAR
Fall Semester
CSC 110 Introduction to Computing (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Basic Computer Literacy (4)
MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3)
  [or MTH 163 Precalculus I (3)]
Science Elective (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Information Systems (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
   Total Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services  (3)
ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems (3)
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts (3)
ITP 160 Introduction to Game Design and Development (3)
CST 110 Introduction to Communication (3)
    Total Credit Hours: 18

SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester:
ITE 150 Desktop Database Software (3)
ITD 110 Web Page Design I (3)
ITP 120 Java Programming I (3)
MKT 260 Customer Service Management (3)
Social Science Elective (3)
Wellness Elective (2)
   Total Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester:
ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics (3)
ITD 210 Web Page Design II (3)
ITE 170 Multimedia Software (3)
ITE 290 Coordinated Internship [or ITE 297] (3)
ITE 299 Supervised Study in IST (1)
ITP 220 Java Programming II (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours:  69