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Computer Science Technology
Associate in Applied Science

Purpose

Provides students with training in core IT and workplace competencies necessary to complete entry-level employment in the Information Technology industries. Students should work closely with their advisor when selecting electives to assure their educational goals are met.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Function effectively as a memeber of a team to accomplish common goals.
  2. Read and interpret technical information , as well as listen effectively to, and communicate orally with a wide range of audiences.
  3. Demonstrat the attitudes, knowlege, and abilities assiciate with quality customer service.
  4. Research IT problems, develop and carry out appropriate strategies for resolving them.
  5. Design and implement a hardware and/or software solution responsive to an identified scenario.
  6. Use a variety of practices for securing data and end-user systems.
  7. Demonstrate core IT competency in their area of specialization.

Recommended Course Schedule

Fall Quarter, First Year

CST 101 Introduction to Programming 4
CNT 123 Desktop OS1 4
WRT 105 Writing in the Workplace 5**OR**
ENGL 101 English Composition I 5
  Total Credits 13

Winter Quarter, First Year

CST 119 Web Scripting I 4
CNT 201 Network Technology 1 4
TMATH 100 Tech Math* 5**OR**
MATH 141 Pre-Calculus I 5
CNT 124 Desktop OS 2 4
  Total Credits 17

OPTION 1: DESKTOP & NETWORK SYSTEMS CONCENTRATION

Spring Quarter, First Year

CNT 125 Desktop OS 3 4
SPEE 101 Speech Communications 3
HR 110 Human Relations 5
CNT 140 CNT Internship 2
  Total Credits 14

Fall Quarter, Second Year

CST 218 Server OS1 4
CNT 141 Word for Technicians 4
CNT 240 Mobile Devices OS's 4
HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness 3
CNT 140 CNT Internship 2
  Total Credits 17

Winter Quarter, Second Year

CNT 219 Server OS 2 4
CNT 142 Excel for Technicians 4
CNT 202 Network Technology 2 4
CNT 140 CNT Internship 4
  Total Credits 14

Spring Quarter, Second Year

CNT 220 Server OS3 4
CNT 203 Network Techology 3 4
CNT 143 Access for Technicians 5
CNT 140 CNT Internship 2
  Total Credits 16

*OPTION2: PROGRAMMING & WEB DEVELOPMENT CONCENTRATION

Spring Quarter, First Year

CS& 131 C++ 5
CST 121 Web scripting 2 5
TMATH 110 Technical Math II* 3 **OR**
MATH 142 Pre-Calculus II 5
CNT 130 CNT Internship 2
  Total Credits 15-17

Fall Quarter, Second Year

CS& 141 JAVA 1 5
CST 203 PHP/SQL 5
CST 122 Computer Graphics 3
CST 130 CST Internship 2
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, Second Year

CST 228 JAVA 2 5
CST 204 XML 4
HR 110 Human Relations 5
CST 130 CST Internship 2
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, Second Year

CST 230 JAVA 3 5
CST 240 Developing for Mobile Devices 4
HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness 3
SPEE 101 Speech 3
CST 130 CST Internship 2
  Total Credits 17

Students interested in fulfilling BAS-AM program admission requirements must take ENGL& 101, MATH & 141 and MATH& 142. Students interested in fulfilling BAS-AM program admission requirements will also need Natural Science course and a Social Science course.

Updated 2014