Jan 21, 2021  
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog

Information Systems Technology: Database and Program Developer Specialization, A.A.S.



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Associate of Applied Science
299-10

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide students with a wide range of IT, project management, security and business knowledge as well as concentrated programming and database skills in multiple languages.  These skills are applicable for entry level employment in all sized IT companies. May sit for the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) in Java, the Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) in Database Fundamentals, the CompTIA Security+ Certification and the CompTIA Linux+.

Program Objectives: Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in fields including Application Developer, Java Developer, Database Developer, Database Administrator, Database Programmer, or Software Engineer.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2  and MTE 3  will be required to take developmental courses.

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.

Program Note: This program can be completed online.

Although this program is not designed for transfer, agreements with specific institutions may exist. Contact the Information Technology program head as listed on program webpage. Please do so early in your program.

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 66


SDV 108  will satisfy the SDV 101 requirement. SDV 108 is for developmental English students.

2 Students planning to transfer should consider taking a higher-level MTH course to satisfy this requirement.  Please see your faculty or program advisor for additional information.​

3 Students should consult faculty advisor prior to enrollment as ITP 246  is critically important for certain career paths.  ITP 246  is a 4-credit class.

4 This course should be completed in the final semester.

* This course has a requisite. 

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