Information Technology AAS
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
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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 five tracks are: Cisco Network, computer applications, cyber security, network support and program development.
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. Keyboarding skills are recommended. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
- ITE 290 represents a one-credit internship that will focus on student’s particular track. Students must have completed all coursework or be concurrently completing coursework in present semester for graduation with advisor’s approval.
- All information technology courses must be completed within five years of student’s intended graduation date.
- Prerequisite requirement(s) must be met for all classes.
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP or internal exam.
- Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
- Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.
- Transfer to Four-Year Colleges and Universities – This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their faculty advisor and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in program and course selection. Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.
- Students must complete all courses within a track in order to meet graduation requirements.
- Track courses are related to specific Career Studies Certificates (CSC). Students should consult with their faculty advisors about completing a certificate milestone prior to completing the AAS.
IT required track courses:
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