With four tracks to explore and faculty with extensive industry expertise, students in the IT program at John Tyler can get a feel for different kinds of IT work – and find their passion.
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
The Information Technology (IT) degree is designed to meet the rapidly changing workforce needs of business and industry. The curriculum has been designed to prepare students for employment in the business information and computer technology fields. The curriculum allows students to gain an overall understanding of the IT field in addition to pursuing a particular track, which represents an area of interest or specialization. The four tracks are: Cisco network, computer applications, network support and program development.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum. Keyboarding skills are recommended.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CST 110 Introduction to Communication||3|
|ENG 115 Technical Writing||3||ENG 111|
|ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts||3||See Note 5.|
|ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services||3|
|MTH 158 College Algebra||3||MTH 163|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|Health/Physical Education Elective||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|BUS 100 Introduction to Business||3|
|ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications & Integration||3|
|ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts||3|
|ITP 100 Software Design||3|
|IT Track Courses||6/7|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I||3|
|ECO 120 Survey of Economics||3||ECO 201, ECO 202|
|ITP 251 Systems Analysis and Design||3|
|PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry||3||PSY 100, PSY 200/PSY 203|
|IT Track Courses||3|
|4th Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II||3|
|BUS 220 Introduction to Business Statistics||3|
|ITE 221 PC Hardware and OS Architecture||3|
|ITE 290 Coordinated Internship||1|
|IT Track Courses||6|
|Total Credits For Program||66/67|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- ITE 290 represents a one-credit internship that will focus on student’s particular track.
- All information technology courses must be completed within five years of student’s intended graduation date.
- Students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate course sequences.
- Prerequisite requirement(s) must be met for all classes.
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
IT required track courses:
Cisco Network Credits ITN 154 Networking Fundamentals - Cisco 4 ITN 155 Introductory Routing - Cisco 3 ITN 156 Basic Switching and Routing - Cisco 3 ITN 157 WAN Technologies - Cisco 3 ITP Elective Track Course (ITP 110, ITP 120, OR ITP 160) 3 Total 16 Computer Applications Credits ITD 110 Web Page Design I 3 ITD 130 Database Fundamentals 3 ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3 ITD 210 Web Page Design II 3 ITE Elective Track Course (ITE 140 OR ITE 150) 3 Total 15 Network Support Credits ITN 171 Unix I 3 ITN 111 Server Administration Windows 2008 3 ITN 245 Network Troubleshooting 3 ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3 ITP Elective Track Course (ITP 110, ITP 120, OR ITP 160) 3 Total 15 Program Development Credits ITP 110 Visual Basic Programming I 3 ITP 120 Java Programming I 3 ITP 210 Visual Basic Programming II OR ITP 220 Java Programming II 3 ITP 160 Introduction to Game Design and Development 3 ITN Elective Track Course (ITN 171, ITN 111, OR ITN 154) 4 Total 16
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Service: 804-706-5121(Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).