Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology
The Associate of Applied Science degree is a four-semester program composed of 60 college credit hours designed for students who plan to seek employment in the information technology field upon graduation. The program prepares students to enter jobs, be productive with a minimum of on-the-job training, and advance to a position of increased responsibility with additional experience. Possible employment opportunities are computer operator, data processor, technical/software support specialists, and help desk technician.
Note: Students not meeting the ACT or COMPASS requirements in math and English must enroll in the appropriate sequential academic skills math, reading, and/or English course(s) during their first semester in college and each subsequent semester until the requirements are successfully completed. Any degree seeking student enrolled under the Student Success Plan must also take EDGE 1003 College Life Skills the first semester of enrollment.
|Course Requirements||ACTS Index Number*||Credit Hours|
|CISS||1013||Introduction to Computers||CPSI 1003|
|CISS||1503||Introductory Web Design|
|CISS||1804||Computer Maintenance I|
|ENGL||1013||Composition I||ENGL 1013|
|MATH||1053||College Algebra||MATH 1103|
|CISS||1814||Computer Maintenance II|
|CISS||2013||Advanced Web Design|
|ENGL 1023 Composition II, ACTS Index # ENGL 1023, substitute requires dean’s approval.|
|PSYC||2303||General Psychology (or)|
|CISS||1203||Ethics in Technology|
|CISS||1703||Desktop Operating Systems|
|CISS||2203||Fundamentals of UNIX|
|SPCH||1313||Principles of Speech||SPCH 1003|
|CISS||1903||Concepts of Operating Systems|
|Approved 4-credit hour elective chosen from the following list:|
*ARKANSAS COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM (ACTS)
The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.” Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer (http://adhe.edu). Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.