CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 23, 2024  
CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook

Information Technology, A.A.S. (A25590)


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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

General Education Requirements (15 - 16 credits)


English Requirement


Take 3 credits:

Communications Electives


Take 3 credits:

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives


Take 3 credits:

Social/Behavioral Science Electives


Take 3 credits:

Natural Sciences/Math


Take 3-4 credits:

Concentration Requirements (Take 6 credits)


Take 6 credits:

Other Major Requirements (42 credits)


Information Technology Electives


Take 36 credits:

Students pursuing an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Information Technology have the option of completing a diploma in Information Technology at the same time provided that they choose the required IT Electives listed for the IT diploma of their choice. Please see your IT instructor or the Business Technologies Department Chair for more information and advising assistance. 

Other Required Courses


Take 6 credits:

Total Credits: 75/76


Summer Semester I


Fall Semester II


Spring Semester II


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