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Information Technology, Associate of Science Degree

Banner Code: 3_AS_INFOT

Control Number: 20378

Financial Aid Eligible

This program provides students with a solid background in the field of information technology and computer networking. The program courses help students prepare for entry-level information technology positions, such as Network Administrator, Information Technology Support Specialist, and Computer Systems Analyst. Topics include computer networking fundamentals, computer and network security, introductory programming, server administration, and security policies and procedures. The program courses emphasize hands-on and technical writing assignments to help students develop in-demand skills for the information technology workforce.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to locate technical resources to solve problems with networking hardware and software.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with various software packages to solve common networking problems to design and implement a workable solution.
  3. Build and maintain secure networks.

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
IT C104IT Fundamentals4
CYBR C101Introduction to Cybersecurity3
IT C128Computer Networking Principles (Network+)3
or IT C201 Introduction to Networking (Cisco CCNA 1)
IT C158Contemporary Operating Systems (Server+)3
CIS C157Introduction to Python Programming3
IT C198Cloud Foundations3
Select three courses from the following:9
Linux Operating System Principles (Linux+)
Introduction to Networking (Cisco CCNA 1) 1
Essentials of Routing, Switching, and Wireless (Cisco CCNA 2)
Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (Cisco CCNA 3)
Wireless Networking
Cloud Architecture and Networking
Units Required for Major28
Local General Education, CSU General education, or IGETC patternvaries
Electives to Satisfy Unit Requirementvaries
Total Units60

This course can only be applied once, as either a required course or as an elective.