Associate of Science in Information Technology

Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to work with information and technology to support a company’s operational goals are in demand in all types of businesses and industries.

The Associate of Science in Information Technology (ASIT) program satisfies the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) degree programs.

Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks, protocols of data communications, and the role of network management software
  • Explain database concepts, discuss the capabilities of modern database systems, and apply those concepts in the design and implementation of a database to support a business
  • Write programs in at least one high level programming language or scripting language using programming fundamentals

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics

4.5

ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking

4.5

ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research

4.5

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

 

LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life

4.5

or

LITR203Introduction to World Literature

4.5

 

MATH112Analytic College Algebra

4.5

MATH301Data Driven Statistics

4.5

PHIL101Introduction to Ethics

4.5

PSYC102Introductory Psychology

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

Total Credit Hours:57

Courses: Core

CS126Unix Fundamentals

4

CS250Fundamentals of Database Systems

4

CSS150Introduction to Computer Security

4

EM200Introduction to Website Development

4

IT106Introduction to Programming Logic

4

 

IT110Introduction to Programming

4

or

CS110Introduction to Programming with C++

4

or

CS111Introduction to Programming with C#

4

 

IT140Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments

4

IT245Introduction to Network Management

4

Total Credit Hours:32

Courses: Electives

Select 4 credits from one specific BSIT Specialization track that is technically related (i.e., Programming, Security, Networking, Software Engineering, Web, Database, Data Management, etc.). See Specialization courses found with the BSIT programs listed elsewhere in this catalog

SPZ ELE

4

Please work with Student Advisor to determine course track

Total Credit Hours: 93

Locations

  • Colorado Springs