Information Technology AAS Degree

Information Technology AAS Degree
The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree can equip you for a wide variety of rewarding IT jobs

An IT AAS Degree That Shows You Can Get The Job Done

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The Information Technology AAS Degree offers skills to prepare students to administer, manage or analyze a variety of IT concepts. The IT field has progressively grown based upon continuous innovations due to both business and consumer demands. Information Technology AAS Degree Students choose from an array of career focused IT electives including Windows Server Management, Windows Client, Windows Server Network Planning, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Visual Basic.NET, Microsoft.NET, Web Development, Java Script Fundamentals, CISSP, Internetworking Technologies, Interconnecting Network Devices, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Server+ and more.  Additional courses include proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft PowerPoint. Chosen electives are coupled with both core courses and general education requirements to create a well-rounded AAS Degree graduate.

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Information Technology AAS Degree graduates may work in a variety of growth-oriented fields in positions inside and outside a network operating center using their CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ or Server+ skills. Other positions could be Database Administrators, Systems Managers, Help Desk Professionals or PC Technicians. The degree is awarded to students after earning 60 credits.

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Core

Course Level Code Credit
Windows Introduction Comprehensive WIN101 1
Production Lab Lab PRO101 1
Word Basic WRD101 1
Designing and Hosting a Website Basic CIW101 2
ADOBE Flash CCS Basic CIW103 2
Excel Basic EXE 101 1
DHTML Basic CIW108 2
Adobe Dreamweaver CSS Basic CIW11 2
A+ Comprehensive APL101 5
Network+ Comprehensive NET101 3

Information Technology Track

(Electives 19 credits)

Course Level Code Credit
Access Basic ACC101 1
Access Intermediate ACC102 1
Excel Intermediate EXE102 1
Outlook Basic OUT101 1
Outlook Intermediate OUT102 1
PowerPoint Basic POW101 1
PowerPoint Advanced POW102 1
Word Intermediate WRD102 1
Word  Advanced WRD103 1
Introduction to the Internet Basic EXE102 1
 CISSP CIW106 2
Java Script Fundamentals Fundamentals CIW107 2
Information Security Best Practices CIW109 2
CompTIA Server+ CIW110 3
Internetworking Technologies CCN101 3
Interconnecting Network Devices Basic CCN102 3
Windows Server Network Management Basic MSO141 2
Windows Server Management Basic MSO143 2
Windows Client Basic MSO145 3
Window Server Active Directory Planning Basic MSO146 3
Windows Server Network Planning Basic MSO142 3
Windows Server Application Infrastructure Basic MSO129 3
SQL Server Database Design Basic MSO117 4
SQL Server Database Administration MSO118 4
MS.NET and Visual Basic Applications and Development MSO109 3
Microsoft.NET Technology Fundamentals Fundamentals MSO113 1
Visual Basic.NET Distributed Applications MSO123 3
Visual Basic.NET Windows Development MSO124 3
Visual Basic.NET Web Development MSO122 3

General Education Requirements

Course Level Code Credit
Communications I GEN101 3
Math GEN102 3
Introduction to Psychology GEN103 3
Algebra GEN105 3
Communications II GEN201 3
Computer Networking Fundamentals NET102 6

Career Outlook Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov Occupational Outlook Handbook below are the expected job growth rates by position through 2022. SCTC does not guarantee placement or placement wage to any student.

Computer Programmer  8% Computer Hardware Engineer 16% Database Administrator 15%
Computer Operator 16% PC Technician 16% Customer Service 13%
Network Operator 16% Computer Support 17% Computer Network Architect 15%
System Manager 15% Computer Specialist 20% Network Administrator 12%

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Career opportunities Information Technology AAS Degree graduates prepare for:

Computer Network Architects

Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets. These networks range from a small connection between two offices to a multinational series of globally distributed communications systems. Network architects must have extensive knowledge of an organization’s business plan to design a network that can help the organization achieve its goals.

Database Administrators

Database administrators use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.

Computer and Network Administrators

Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks.

Computer Hardware Engineers

Computer hardware engineers research, design, develop, and test computer systems and components such as processors, circuit boards, memory devices, networks, and routers. By creating new directions in computer hardware, these engineers create rapid advances in computer technology.

System Managers

Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

Computer Support Specialists

Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.

Customer Service Representatives

Customer service representatives handle customer complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization’s products and services.

Computer Programmers

Computer programmers write code to create software programs. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow.

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