2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Information Systems Technology, A.A.S.



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Associate of Applied Science
299

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.

AAS degrees prepare students for direct employment upon completion of the degree. However, many programs may also transfer to four-year institutions. Students interested in transferring should verify program requirements with specific four-year institutions and with the program head for Information Technology.

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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