Information Technology AS

The Information Technology program is designed primarily for those students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university and major in information technology. This program provides a broad overview of programming, networking, web development and database design.

Career Pathway

Program Outcomes

A graduate should be able to:

  • design solutions to quantitative problems by applying algorithm design using programming support tools.
  • exhibit an ability to communicate effectively in a professional technical environment.
  • examine professional, ethical, legal, and security issues for programming professionals.
  • create Web sites that incorporate the fundamental principles of visual design.
  • describe the Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model (OSI) layers and their functionality.
  • design and utilize databases.


First Semester

ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Elective Core Goal 6: Intellectual Heritage 3
Elective Core Goal 3: Quantitative Skills 3
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
MGT 110 or
MGT 111*
Introduction to Business or
Principles of Management
(15 Credit Hours)

Second Semester

Elective ACC, ECO, MGT, or MKT 3
Elective Core Goal 1b: Oral Communication Skills 3
Elective Mathematics 3
CIS 111B Computer Science II: Object-Oriented Programming 3
Elective Core Goal 10: Exercise and Health Sciences 2
(14 Credit Hours)

Third Semester

Elective Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility and the Arts 3
CIS 114 Web Design and Development 3
Elective Core Goal 8: Physical and Life Sciences 4
CIS 170 Introduction to Networks 3
Elective Core Goal 11: Civic Responsibility 3
(16 Credit Hours)

Fourth Semester

Elective Core Goal 12: Global Perspective 3
Elective Elective 3
Elective Elective 3
Elective Computer and Information Systems1 3
CIS 244 or CIS 245 PC Database Management Systems or Database Management Systems/SQL 3


1 Recommended CIS Electives include CIS 112, CIS 155, CIS 141, CIS 151, CIS 245, or CIS 241.

ACC 115 Financial Accounting may be substituted. Meet with your advisor to complete a substitution form. 

Note: Students should confer with their advisor or a counselor before or during the first semester to be certain that the specific electives taken are the best choices for the four-year college(s) of their choice. If substitutions are necessary to meet the transfer needs of a specific institution, the student should meet with the Dean of Business and Computer Science as soon as possible to arrange these.