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

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

Social/Behavioural Sciences

3

CIST 2371Java Programming I

4

or

CIST 2742Beginning Python Programming

6

Third Semester
CIST 1122Hardware Install&Maintenance

4

CIST 2411Microsoft Client

4

CIST 1130Operating Systems Concepts

3

CIST 2451Introduction to Networks - CISCO

4

Fourth Semester
CIST 1601Information Security Fund

3

CIST 2452Cisco Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials

4

CIST 2412 Microsoft Server Installation and Maintenance

4

or

CIST 2413 Microsoft Server Networking

4

or

CIST 2414Windows Server Identity Services

4

Fifth Semester
CIST xxxxElective

3

CIST xxxxElective

3

CIST xxxxxCIST Electives

4

XXXX xxxxGeneral Core Elective

3

Total Credit Hours: 65