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Information Systems AS

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

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 may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit for all course placement options. 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.


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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
SDV 101 Orientation to STEM 1   SDV 100
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 See Placement Requirements  
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 ENG 111  
MTH 161 Precalculus I 3 See Placement Requirements See Note 3
MTH 261 Applied Calculus I 3 MTH 161  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3    
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3   See Note 4
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
ITP 120 Java Programming I 3   See Note 2
ITP 100 Software Design 3   See Note 2
ITP 251 Systems Analysis and Design 3 Pre-requisite ITP 100 See Note 2
ITD 136 Database Management Software Offered Fall Only 3   See Note 2
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3   CST 100
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3   SOC 200 
PHI 111 Logic I 3    
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3    
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3    
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 60    


  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. Students should consult their faculty advisors about math requirements at their intended transfer institution.
  4. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP or internal exam.
  5. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  6. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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