2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology

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The Information Systems AS is intended to provide the student with a general course of study that parallels the freshman and sophomore years at several colleges and universities and prepares the student for a baccalaureate degree program in information systems, management information systems, information technology, or business. The IS degree program is designed for transfer to Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond. Students should consult with their intended college or university regarding transfer.

The Information Technology Program gives the student a broad range of employment opportunities. There is an increasingly wide range of information technology job opportunities in both the private and public sectors in areas involving business, computer applications, database, networking, programming, and cyber security. 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 IT AAS degree 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.


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