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Information Systems AS

Associate of Science (AS)

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This program is intended to provide the student with a general course of study that parallels the freshman and sophomore years at some colleges and universities and prepares the student for a baccalaureate degree program in information systems, management information systems, information technology, or business.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

Printable Advising Sheet

Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1    
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 See placement test scores  
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 ENG 111  
MTH 163 Precalculus I 3 See placement test scores See Note 5
MTH 164 Precalculus II 3 MTH 163 MTH 270. See Note 5
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3    
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3   See Note 6
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3    
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3 ACC 211  
BIO 101 General Biology I 4   CHM 111, PHY 201
BIO 102 General Biology II 4 BIO 101 CHM 112, PHY 202
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3   See Note 2
ITP 100 Software Design 3   See Note 2
ITP 251 Systems Analysis and Design 3   See Note 2
ITD 130 Database Fundamentals Offered Fall Only 3   See Note 2
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3    
PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry 3    
Humanities Elective 3   See Note 4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3   See Note 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3   See Note 3
Health/Physical Education Elective 1    
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 61    


  1. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.
  2. All information technology courses must be completed within five years of a student’s intended graduation date.
  3. The social/behavioral sciences elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: ECO, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY (except PSY 100) or SOC.
  4. The humanities elective requirement must be satisfied by completing one 3-credit conceptual humanities course. See for a list of approved conceptual and applied humanities electives.
  5. Students should consult their faculty advisors about math requirements at their intended transfer institution.
  6. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP or internal exam.
  7. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  8. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

2016-2017 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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