IT-Computer Applications (AAS.ITAPS)

The concentration in Computer Applications provides students with entry-level skills necessary to work as a help-desk technician, software trainer or other computer professional. The student will be provided with a well-rounded computer curriculum featuring courses in application and graphics software, hardware, internet, web page design, networking, and programming.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CIS-156
Computer Logic

CIS-156
Computer Logic

Familiarizes the student with techniques and problem-solving aids necessary for the solution of computer programming. The exercises will use a programming language to develop the skills needed for solving problems. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database managment, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-071
Introduction to Networking

CIS-071
Introduction to Networking

An overview of computer hardware, software, networks, Internet, web applications, systems, security and troubleshooting. To be used as an introduction to the Network Administration program or to supplement another computer-related degree. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

OR
CIS-101
Internet Systems/Applications

CIS-101
Internet Systems/Applications

An introduction to networking basics through the Internet. Students will learn about Internet services, etiquette, searches, E-mail, and other internet skills.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
SFS-101
Strategies for Success

SFS-101
Strategies for Success

Designed to improve student performance in college and beyond. Topics include: college resources; identification of college and career goals; implementation of study, note-taking, and test-taking strategies; and development of life management skills including time management, stress management, and relationship skills.

Course Outline

OR
PED ---
P.E. Elective

PED ---
P.E. Elective

No Description Available
OR
HED ---
Health Elective

HED ---
Health Elective

No Description Available
2.0
CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

This introductory course focuses on creating and maintaining web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 Code.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

*
3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-093
Access

CIS-093
Access

An introduction to Microsoft Access, a database management application designed to operate in the Windows environment. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

2.0
CIS-094
Excel

CIS-094
Excel

The basics of the Excel software package will be covered. This includes spreadsheet basics, formulas, functions, charting, data management, and collaborative tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)



Course Outline

2.0
ITT-071
Web Scripting I

ITT-071
Web Scripting I

This course focuses on developing web applications using advanced HTML5, CSS3, and introduces Javascript.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
MAT-090
Math for Computer Applications

MAT-090
Math for Computer Applications

Covers mathematical concepts used in the computer and business field. Topics include algebra; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of decimals and fractions; hexadecimal, binary and octal number systems. Problem solving techniques will be used to solve business-related narrative problems.


Course Outline

* +++ OR
MAT 1--
Math Elective

MAT 1--
Math Elective

No Description Available
*
3.0
BUS-142
Introduction to Business

BUS-142
Introduction to Business

Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CIS-056
Advanced Software Applications

CIS-056
Advanced Software Applications

Covers topics in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

* +
3.0
CIS-095
Database Management

CIS-095
Database Management

Structured Query Language will be used to design and manage a database. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

* +
3.0
CIS-060
Project Management

CIS-060
Project Management

An overview of project management as it applies to information technology projects. Project management software will be introduced. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
CIS-052
Visual Basic

CIS-052
Visual Basic

Continuation of fundamentals of programming including selection,iteration, and condition structures. Introduction to graphical interface(s) and object-oriented, event-driven applications requiring the use of events, arrays, classes, inheritance, file handling, error handling and more. Also includes ASP.NET applications and ADO.NET applications. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

* +
4.0
CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-092
Adobe Illustrator

CIS-092
Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator software, a PostScript-based drawing program, is used to create sophisticated artwork which can be imported into other programs for further manipulation. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
CIS-074
IT Seminar

CIS-074
IT Seminar

Places emphasis on the student's on-the-job experiences. Job related aptitude tests as well as job hunting techniques are discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

*
1.0
ITT-041
IT Computer Apps Degree Internship

ITT-041
IT Computer Apps Degree Internship

Designed to give Computer Applications students on-the-job experience. The students must work in a computer-related area. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

*
2.0
CIS-049
Content Management Systems

CIS-049
Content Management Systems

This course covers the creation and maintenance of a website using a content management system. The course will include, but is not limited to, business content, adding widgets and plugins, blogging, commenting, theme development, and user account setup. Repeatable 3 Times)



Course Outline

*
2.0
CIS or ITT
Electives

CIS or ITT
Electives

No Description Available
**
7.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

OR
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Social Science Elective

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Social Science Elective

No Description Available
3.0
ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

OR
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Social Science Elective

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Social Science Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

18.0

Total Program Hours

68.0