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2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Technology - Programming

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The Computer Information Technology program emphasizes the development of data processing skills needed by professional analysts and programmers. The training will qualify students to assume positions with business and industry employing computer technology for the resolution of data processing problems. Special emphasis will be placed on programming skills, structured design concepts, data base management concepts, system skills and system design and more.

Graduate requirement: minimum 2.0 GPA in CISP courses. Also offered under this program is a concentration in computer networking

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Computer Information Technology

Concentration: Programming

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.


Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic adviser each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your ad visor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions and choose 7 elective credit hours from the following courses: CPSC 2010/2011, INTC 1050/1051, INTC 1060/1061, INTC 1070/1071, INTC 1085, or INTC 2010/2011.


• Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.


First Year

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Program Degree Requirements - A.A.S. Computer Information Technology - Programming

General Education Requirements (15 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts

Approved General Education Humanities/Fine Arts elective1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences


Approved General Education Mathematics elective1 3 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

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