Information Technology

This program provides a solid foundation in Information Technology. Core areas covered in the program are computer programming, mobile application development, human computer interaction, web programming, database systems, and operating systems. Graduates of the program possess the right combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to take care of both an organization’s information technology infrastructure and the people who use it. Graduates are expected to assume responsibility for selecting hardware and software products appropriate for an organization, integrating those products with organizational needs and infrastructure, and installing, customizing, and maintaining those applications for the organization’s computer users.

Employment Prospects: Graduates may find employment as: Programmer analysts, systems analysts, computer programmers, web developers, helpdesk/ application support technicians, computer technicians, network technicians, they may eventually advance into careers such as database administrator, project leaders/ managers or network managers.

Core Requirements

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
Term I – Year I
CISC100 Introduction to Computer
Program Design
MATH099 Pre College Algebra     3
CISC101 Intro to Computer Information Science MATH099 Pre College Algebra     3
MATH110 College Algebra MATH099 Pre College Algebra     3
ENGL101 Composition I ENGL099 English Fundamentals II     3
Term II – Year I
MATH120 Discrete Mathematics MATH110 College Algebra     3
CISC125 Java Programming CISC100 Introduction to Program Design     3
CISC110 Modern Markup Languages MATH099 Pre College Algebra     3
ENGL102 Composition II ENGL101 Composition I     3
Term III – Year I
CISC130 Introduction to C++ Programming CISC100 Introduction to Program Design     3
CISC140 Data Structures CISC125 Java Programming     3
ENGL202 Technical Writing ENGL101 Composition I     3
ENGL103 Effective Communication ENGL099 English Fundamentals II     3
Term I – Year II
CISC150 Data Communications and Networking CISC101 Introduction to Computer Information Science     3
CISC160 Mobile Application Development CISC125 Java Programming     3
CISC200 Introduction to Database Concepts CISC140 Data Structures     3
CISC210 Advanced Web Programming CISC110 Modern Markup Languages     3
Term II – Year II
CISC215 Computer Architecture CISC101 Introduction to Computer Information Science     3
CISC231 Computer Ethics CISC101 Introduction to Computer Information Science     3
CISC235 Human Computer Interaction CISC140 Data Structures     3
CISC240 Advanced Database Systems CISC200 Introduction to Database Concepts     3
Term III – Year II
CISC241 System Analysis and Design CISC241 Advanced Database Systems     3
CISC245 Operating System Design CISC140 Data Structures     3
CISC250 Special Topics In Information Technology Completion of 60 credits in Major     3
CISC260 Computer Science Capstone Project  Completion of 60 credits in Major     3
Remedial Requirements if required
MATH098 Pre College Arithmetic None
MATH099 Pre College Algebra MATH098 or 70% or greater on placement exam
ENGL098 English Fundamentals I None
ENGL099 English Fundamentals II or
70% or greater on placement exam
ENGL098 or 70% or greater on placement exam

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