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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Information Technology Networking Option, A.A.S.


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This program prepares students for the rapidly changing world of computers, computer applications and the office environment. After completing introductory courses, students may choose one of the following options: administrative assistant, networking, programming, or Webmaster. Career opportunities vary according to the option selected.

I. General Education Core (18-19)


Area A: Communication (6 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (3 credits)


Select one course from Area B 

Area C: Mathematics (3 credits)


Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (3-4 credits)


Select one course from Area D 

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)


Select one course from Area E 

II. Program Requirements (46)


Program Total: 64-65 credits


Note:


Due to the rapid change of technology in IT fields, there is a five year time limit on applying courses with IT, ITAPP, ITNET, ITPRG, and ITWEB prefixes to this program. Information Technology will accept returning student courses that are 5-7 years old if the student received a grade of “A” or “B” for the course. If the student did not receive a grade of “A” or “B” for the course and the course is older than 5 years, the course will not be accepted for completion of any IT degree or program. Courses beyond 7 years, with any grade, will not be accepted for this program.

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