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Computer Information Technology, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2067 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Luke Sui, Assistant Chair, suil@daytonastate.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, linda.sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The program prepares students to analyze microcomputer oriented operating procedures, software applications packages, and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage a microcomputer-based work environment; manage technology equipment and support its users. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses the latest technology, thus encouraging student success. After completion, students may seek career jobs or transition into baccalaureate programs

Description:

The Computer Information Technology program provides students with the technical credentials needed for analyzing computer oriented operating procedures, software applications packages and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage a computer-based work environment. In addition, students will be able to develop new systems to meet projected needs, select and install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment and manage and support information technology users. Selected courses prep for CompTIA A+, Network+, MCP and MOS certifications.

AS Certificates That Lead To This Degree:

The following AS Certificates are embedded within this degree: Information Technology Analysis - 090300; Information Technology Support Specialist - 090500. You may pursue the AS degree and also earn the AS certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the AS certificates to develop or upgrade your skills. Contact your faculty or academic advisor for details and course options.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Use current techniques, skills, tools, and emerging technologies necessary for computing practices.
  2. Create information systems solutions for transactional, operational, managerial and executive problems.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of computer hardware and networked environments.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency with Internet structure, organization, and Web site development.
  5. Design, implement and manage database applications.
  6. Communicate effectively with customers, supervisors and peers both orally and in writing, including technical training for users.
  7. Participate and function as a member of a team in the solution of problems.
  8. Contribute to chosen field by gaining employment in a related field or by continuing professional development.
  9. Evaluate and practice ethical and professional behaviors in the area of computer information technology.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Consult college bookstore for approximate costs of textbooks. Consult college catalog for lab fees.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Successful completers of CTS2306 are eligible to take the test to become a Microsoft Certified Professional.
  • Successful completers of CTS1600 are eligible to take the test to become a Network Plus Professional.
  • Successful completers of CET2154 are eligible to take the test to become a CompTia A+ Hardware Professional.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 Credits

Communication Core (6 Credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics Core (3 Credits)

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

MAC1105:Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's program are recommended to complete MAC1105 to satisfy their Mathematics core requirement.

Social Sciences Core (3 Credits)

Choose One Course

DEP2004Developmental Psychology

3

PSY1012General Psychology

3

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities Core (3 Credits)

Choose One Course

AML2050Modern American Literature

3

AML2060Contemporary American Literature

3

AML2600Introduction to African American Literature

3

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

DAN1100Dance Appreciation

3

HUM2210Prehistory to Medieval Humanities

3

HUM2230Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities

3

LIT2040Dramatic Literature

3

LIT2110Masterpieces of World Literature I

3

LIT2120Masterpieces of World Literature II

3

LIT2380Literature By Women

3

MUH2110Introduction to Music History and Literature

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

MUL2380Popular Music in America

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

DIG1109Digital Imaging Fundamentals

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

CET1600Network Plus

3

 

COP2700Introduction to Database Management

3

OR

CTS2431CData Organization and Management and Lab

3

 

CTS1851Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)

3

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

CTS2214Project Management w/Microsoft Project

3

COP2949Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming

2

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

CTS2306Microsoft Windows Professional

3

 

COP2360C# Programming

3

OR

COP2800Computer Programming Java

3

 

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Computer Programming Elective

Choose Nine (9) hours:

CGS2512Advanced Computer Spreadsheets and Graphics Presentations

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

COP2842Web Scripting (PHP)

3

CGS2820Web Programming (JavaScript, Ajax, ASP.Net)

3

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

CAP2023Introduction to Game Programming

3

CEN2002Software Design and Development I

3

COP2654IPhone/I Pad Programming

3

DIG2100Web Design I

3

COP2660Programming for Mobile Devices: Android

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

2nd Semester

Mathematics Core

3

DIG1109Digital Imaging Fundamentals

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

CTS1851Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)

3

Summer Semester

Humanities Core

3

Year 2

1st Semester

CTS2214Project Management w/Microsoft Project

3

 

COP2700Introduction to Database Management

3

OR

CTS2431CData Organization and Management and Lab

3

 

COP2360C# Programming

3

OR

COP2800Computer Programming Java

3

 

CTS2306Microsoft Windows Professional

3

Social Sciences Core

3

2nd Semester

Elective

3

Elective

3

COP2949Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming

2

Elective

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Notes

Any AS degree at Daytona State College will articulate into and allow admission into the BS programs offered at Daytona State College.