ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH
Associate of Science (780.2)
This program provides students with specific technical competencies for entry-level employment opportunities as a programmer, programmer analyst, web developer or e-commerce specialist.
Students obtain a foundation in computer programming concepts, systems development and data modeling. Students learn software development and programming using object-oriented languages such as Java and Visual Basic. Depending on their choice of restricted electives, students can enhance their programming skills using C or C++, develop and maintain web pages or design and develop e-commerce applications & databases.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 64-70
Social Science Elective
1Mathematics Elective: MAT-108 Intermediate Algebra or MAT-135 Discrete Mathematics is recommended.
2Accounting, Business Elective: ACC-104 Financial Accounting or BUS-103 Principles of Management is recommended.
3CIT Restricted Electives (3 required):
CIT-125 Web Development
CIT-140 Office Productivity Applications
CIT-145 Programming in C
CIT-225 e-Commerce Applications
CIT-235 Web Database Systems
CIT-245 Data Structures & Programming: C++
Students considering a concentration in application software development are advised to choose from the following CIT restricted electives: CIT-125,CIT-145, and CIT-245.
Students considering a concentration in e-Commerce software development are advised to choose from the following CIT restricted electives: CIT-125, CIT-225, and CIT-235.
NOTE: Various IT industry certifications and AP exams are recognized as having equivalent knowledge of certain CIT courses and can be used to meet CIT course prerequisites or advanced standing toward a CIT degree or certificate. Proof of certification is required by the director of student registration at the campus where you are enrolled.
See an advisor or CIT faculty member for a list of recognized certifications and their equivalent CIT courses.