Curriculum – Information Technology Specialist

First Year - First Term
CFR-110 Ethics and the Information Age 3 s.h.
CIS-125 Introduction to Programming Logic with Language 3 s.h.
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
NET-113 IT Essentials I 4 s.h.
NET-200 Introduction to Networking 3 s.h.
16 s.h.
Second Term
CIS-332 Database and SQL 3 s.h.
NET-133 IT Essentials II* 4 s.h.
NET-225 Routing and Switching Essentials 4 s.h.
NET-304 Windows Workstation Operating Systems 4 s.h.
15 s.h.
Third Term (Summer)
BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism 3 s.h.
ENG-106 Composition II** 3 s.h.
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts*** 3 s.h.
9 s.h.
Fourth Term
NET-226 Scaling Networks**** 4 s.h.
NET-314 Windows Server***** 4 s.h.
NET-324 Windows Network Management+ 4 s.h.
NET-613 Information Data Assurance++ 3 s.h.
15 s.h.
Fifth Term
NET-136 Operating Systems II* 3 s.h.
NET-227 Connecting Networks+++ 4 s.h.
NET-292 Information Technology Capstone++++ 5 s.h.
NET-782 Computer Users Support* 3 s.h.
15 s.h.
Total Program Hours 70 s.h.

*Prerequisite: NET-113 IT Essentials I.
**Prerequisite: ENG-105 Composition I.
***Prerequisite: MAT-089 Survey of Math with a grade of C or higher; a COMPASS Algebra score of at least 56; or an ACT Math score of at least 21.
****Prerequisite: NET-225 Routing and Switching Essentials.
*****Prerequisite: NET-324, Windows Network Management, or permission of instructor.

+Prerequisite: NET-304 Windows Workstation Operating Systems.
++Prerequisite: NET-113, IT Essentials I, or permission of instructor.
+++Prerequisite: NET-226 Scaling Networks.
++++Prerequisite: NET-613 Information Data Assurance, or permission of instructor.

Business Internships

It’s as easy as 1,2,3!

  1. Talk to the Business Internship Coordinator or your Counselor to decide when in your college career you should participate in an internship.
  2. Enroll in and pass Workplace Professionalism (BUS-162).
    • Workplace Professionalism is a 3 s.h. course that is a prerequisite to Business Internships ~ it can be taken at any time prior to a Business Internship.
  3. Upon passing Workplace Professionalism, the student is eligible for a Business Internship (BUS-225).
    • Students may register for a Business Internship only when they have located, secured and have had the internship site approved with the Business Internship Coordinator.
    • Business Internship credit ranges from 1 s.h. to 5 s.h. ~ this must be determined prior to registering for the course.

All students are highly encouraged to participate in a Business Internship before graduating.

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