Information Technology Professional Associate of Applied Science Degree ITP3

The IT Professional Associate degree will emphasize specialized training in home and corporate networking; computer maintenance; operating system installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting; information security; computer programming; and web site design. These skills represent the subset of knowledge expected from graduates in the MGTC service area. The program graduate receives an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is employable as an information technology specialist, help desk support specialist, network installation specialist, PC repair technician, or network administrator.

Curriculum Outline

First Semester

SEMN 1000First Semester Seminar

0

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

Second Semester

CIST 1305Program Design and Development

3

CIST 1130Operating Systems Concepts

3

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

Social/Behavioural Sciences

3

Third Semester
CIST 1122Hardware Install&Maintenance

4

CIST 2411Microsoft Client

4

XXXX xxxxGeneral Core Elective

3

Fourth Semester
CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundament

4

CIST 1601Information Security Fund

3

CIST xxxxElective

3

CIST xxxxElective

3

Fifth Semester
CIST 2412Microsoft Server Directory

4

or

CIST 2413Microsoft Server Infra

4

or

CIST 2414Microsoft Server Administrator

4

CIST 2451Cisco Network Fundamentals

4

CIST 2452Cisco Routing and Concepts

4

CIST 2361C++ Programming I

4

or

CIST 2311Visual Basic I

4

or

CIST 2371Java Programming I

4

Total Credit Hours: 65