2018-2019 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 17, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, AAS

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PURPOSE: The Information Technology (IT) degree is designed to meet the rapidly changing workforce needs of business and industry. The curriculum has been designed to prepare students for employment in the business information and computer technology fields. The curriculum allows students to gain an overall understanding of the IT field in addition to pursuing a particular track, which represents an area of interest or specialization. The five tracks are: Cisco Network, computer applications, cyber security, network support and program development.

By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Show knowledge and skills associated with the Open Systems Interconnection Model, layers, and functions.
  2. Communicate using computer software.
  3. Design an operational computer program using a designated programming language.
  4. Apply networking protocols, standards, media, implementation, and support.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of program logic by creating flowcharts and structure charts.
  6. Model and design an information system.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.


Text in italics and parentheses indicates approved course substitutions. Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 65/66


1ITE 290 represents a one-credit internship that will focus on student’s particular track. Students must have completed all coursework or be concurrently completing coursework in present semester for graduation with advisor’s approval.

2All information technology courses must be completed within five years of student’s intended graduation date.

3Prerequisite requirement(s) must be met for all classes.

4Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP or internal exam.

5Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.

6Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

7Transfer to Four-Year Colleges and Universities – This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their faculty advisor and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in program and course selection. Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.

8Students must complete all courses within a track in order to meet graduation requirements.

9Track courses are related to specific Career Studies Certificates (CSC). Students should consult with their faculty advisors about completing a certificate milestone prior to completing the AAS.

IT Required Track Courses:

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