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Earn a Computer Technology Degree

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Technology program is designed to provide information and training on the use, application and technological developments of computers in a changing electronic environment. Course work is aimed primarily at students interested in developing skills in the business or personal computing environment. Specifically, the courses provide instruction in the following areas: computer applications in the business environment and current trends and development in computers; graphical applications; electronic spreadsheets; database; word processing; and computer operating systems.

CIPS Code: 11.1006

Associate in Applied Science in Computer Technology

Required Courses 32-36
Certificate Title Credits
Certificate of Completion in Advanced Computer Usage and Applications (36) OR
Certificate of Completion in Digital Design (35) OR
Certificate of Completion in Networking: Design and System Support (32) OR
Certificate of Completion in Web Design: User Interface (35) OR


32-36

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Students must choose three (3) to seven (7) credits of restricted electives from the list below except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.
3-7
Course # Course Title Credits
BPCxxx
CCTxxx
CISxxx
OASxxx
Any BPC Business-Personal Computers Course (0.5-4) OR
Any CCT Corporate Computer Technology Course (1-4) OR
Any CIS Computer Information Systems Course (1-4) OR
Any OAS Office Automation Systems Course (1-4)


3-7

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 22-25
General Education Core 12-15
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition
ENG101 *
ENG107 *
ENG102 * ENG108 *
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
6
Oral Communication
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication Shared Unique Number Number COM1100 3
Critical Reading
CRE101*
CRE111 *
College Critical Reading (3) OR
Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
0-3
Mathematics
MAT102 * Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) OR
Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course.
3
General Education Distribution 10
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
3

Social and Behavioral Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.

3
Natural Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
4
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Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 61-64.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • xxx Indicates any module
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information

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