2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 17, 2024  
2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [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.

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Students who do not demonstrate readiness for the college-level math will be required to select appropriate MDE coursework in consultation with an advisor.

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.

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