2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jan 23, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Information Systems, AS



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PURPOSE: This program is intended to provide the student with a general course of study that parallels the freshman and sophomore years at some colleges and universities and prepares the student for a baccalaureate degree program in information systems, management information systems, information technology, or business.

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

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to design a database.
  2. Apply database design by creating a working database.
  3. Design an operational computer program.
  4. Communicate effectively in an IT environment.
  5. 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: 60


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.

Approved course substitutions are indicated in parentheses and italics.

Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy the ITE 115 requirement by taking the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the John Tyler Community College ITE 115 Test Challenge Exam.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

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

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

 

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