Information Technology

The Information Technology program provides students with training in object-oriented languages and multimedia programming and hardware and software skills.

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Career Options Graduates have the technological and workplace skills necessary to compete for entry-level jobs in the computer programming industry.

Bachelor's Degree Option Did you know Centralia College offers an applied bachelor's degree in Information Technology: Application Development? The two-year degree options below transition easily to the bachelor's degree program. Contact your advisor for details.

Program Options Centralia College offers three two-year degree tracks in Information Technology. The degrees are distinguished by their emphasis areas.

Track 1 - Computer Science

Degree: Associate in Arts
Emphasis: Computer Science

Notes for Students

  • The sequence below begins with MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I. If possible, start with MATH& 151 Calculus I.
  • It is extremely important that you identify the institution you intend to transfer to as soon as possible. Some  computer science programs have specific requirements and prerequisites.

Recommended Electives

  • CS& 131 Computer Sci I C++ - 5 credits
  • IT 224 Java 1 - 5 credits
  • IT 228 Java 2 - 5 credits
  • IT 230 Java 3 - 5 credits
  • MATH 118 Linear Algebra - 5 credits
  • MATH& 152 Calculus II - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • Computer Science Elective OR MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics - 5 credits
  • MATH& 151 Calculus I - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • Computer Science Elective - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution* - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • Computer Science Elective - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution* - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • Computer Science Elective OR MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

* PHYS& 221 Engineering Physics I is recommended.

 

Track 2 - Information Technology

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Emphasis: Information Technology
Credits: 92-93

Fall Quarter

  • IT 101 Introduction to Programming - 5 credits
  • IT 123 Desktop OS 1 - 5 credits
  • WRT 105 Writing in the Workplace OR ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
  • IT 150 Relational Databases - 5 credits
  • IT 201 Network Technology 1 - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • IT 119 Web Scripting I - 5 credits
  • IT 218 Server OS 1 - 5 credits
  • TMATH OR Quantitative Skills Distribution - 4-5 credits

Complete 45 elective credits from courses in the following:

  • Art - ART 110, 130, or 135
  • Business - BUS 250
  • Computer Science - Any CS& 100- or 200-level course
  • General Education (5 credits max) - Any 100- or 200-level course
  • Humanties (5 credits max) - Any 100- or 200-level course
  • Information Technology - Any 100- or 200-level course
  • Natural Science w/Lab (5 credits max) - Any 100- or 200-level course
  • Social Science (5 credit max) - Any 100- or 200-level course

And complete the following:

  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 5 credits

 

Track 3 - Application Development

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Emphasis: Application Development
Credits: 90-92

Fall Quarter

  • IT 101 Introduction to Programming - 5 credits
  • IT 123 Desktop OS 1 - 5 credits
  • WRT 105 Writing in the Workplace OR ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • IT 150 Relational Databases - 5 credits
  • CS& 141 Computer Science I Java - 5 credits
  • MATH 128 Discrete Structures OR MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • IT 119 Web Scripting I - 5 credits
  • IT 228 Java 2 - 5 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
  • IT 230 Java 3 - 5 credits
  • IT Elective* - 4-5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • CS& 131 Computer Science I C++ - 5 credits
  • IT Elective* - 4-5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 3 credits
  • IT 245 Object-Oriented Programming - 4 credits
  • IT Elective* - 4-5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution w/Lab - 5 credits

* IT Elective - Any course with an IT or CS& course number.

 

CONTACT

Jake Fay
Dean of Instruction
Healthcare and Industrial Trades
Office:  TEC 114E
360-623-8963
Email Jake Fay