May 16, 2021  
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems Technology, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in Information Technology fields, and to update the technical knowledge of returning professionals.  May sit for the CompTIA Security+ Certification and the CompTIA Linux+.

Specializations in Database & Program Developer and Cyber Security & Network Administration are available.

Program Objectives: Employment opportunities include entry level Information Technology positions.

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 with a combination of night and online classes.

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

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 64

SDV 108  will satisfy the SDV 101 requirements. 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 This course should be completed in the final semester.

* This course has a requisite. 

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