Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook Major: Computer Application Design, CSC

Computer Application Design, CSC

G3 Eligible Program– Qualifying students may have ZERO costs for tuition, fees, and textbooks. 
Learn more at


PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in web design, database query, and technical support. Jobs include computer user support specialist and web app developer. All career-technical degrees are guided by input from local business leaders. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS: A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment. This program contains preparation for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

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

  1. Communicate effectively in IT environments using research, writing, and presentation skills.
  2.  Design and develop a web site using HTML or XHTML for usability, accessibility, site management, and maintenance.
  3. Design a query database using multiple commercial database systems.

Required Courses

Course NameCredits:Semester TakenNotes
ITE 115 - Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

Prerequisite(s): (Recommended) keyboarding skills.

3 credits
BUS 100 - Introduction to Business 3 credits
ITN 257 - Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services 3 credits
ITE 140 - Spreadsheet Software Additional Course Option: ITE 150. 

Prerequisite(s): Pre- requisite: ITE 115.

3 credits
ART 116 - Design for the Web I Additional Course Options: ITD 110.  3 credits
ITD 136 - Database Management Software 3 credits
ITD 132 - Structured Query Language (Offered Spring Only) 3 credits
ITE 290 - Coordinated Internship 1 credit

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 25


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

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 degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

All information technology courses must be completed within five years of 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.

Credit for prior certifications may be granted. Meet with faculty advisor for details.

To enroll in ITE 290 Coordinated Internship, students must have completed all coursework or be concurrently completing coursework in present semester for graduation with faculty advisor’s approval.