Information Technology, AAS

This program prepares students for today’s technology-based careers and industries, with relevant instruction in key aspects of IT including networking, an introduction to programming, database principles, and an introduction to computer security. Students also have the opportunity to customize this program, which features four elective course options.

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:
  • Support the data management needs of business through the design, implementation and maintenance of relational databases.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental information technology skills required to provide user support in business.
  • Administer a network infrastructure designed to support management and production functions in business or industry.
  • Implement and maintain computer-based information systems to support the decision-making function of management.

Information Technology: Associate of Applied Science Requirements

93 Credits

Information Technology Major Core (31.5)

CI1320Computer Concepts

4.5

CI1420Principles of Programming

4.5

CI2011Introduction to Database

4.5

CI2211Internetworking Fundamentals

4.5

CI2440Introduction to Computer Security

4.5

CI3010Linux

4.5

CI3310Website and Web Application Design

4.5

Support Core (4.5)

MT1050Introduction to Business

4.5

Open Electives (18)

 

General Education Core (39)

Communications

EN1150Composition I

4.5

EN1300Composition II

4.5

 

EN2100Speech

4.5

OR

EN2150Interpersonal Professional Communication

4.5

Science

SCScience Elective

4.5

Mathematics

MA1500Intermediate Algebra

4.5

OR

MA2000Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

OR

MA2050College Algebra

4.5

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Sciences

HU2000Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4.5

 

General Education

CS1201Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

5

OR

CS1203Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

5

 

CS1301Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

5

CS2086Career Path Planning

2

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Information Technology Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

A maximum of 13.5 credits may be earned through internship.

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