Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3167
First Term: 2011 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-64
CIP Code: 11.0101
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.50
SOC Code: 11-3021, 15-1111, 15-1121, 15-1141, 15-1142, 15-1143, 15-1199, 25-1021


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Computer and Information Technologies is designed to provide training for positions in the Information Technology field as computer and information technology support specialists. This degree is intended to provide the student with flexibility in designing a program of study that is relevant to the rapidly changing needs of business and industry while allowing the student to match their own talents, interests, and goals. This degree is also intended for students who desire to transfer to university Bachelor of Applied Science degree programs which accept Associate of Applied Science degree block-transfer.



Required Courses
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3

+ CIS190 Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) OR
CNT140AA Introduction to Networks (4) OR
MST150++ Microsoft Windows (Any MST150++ module) (3) 3-4

GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
Credits: 9-10

Program Competencies
1. Describe common uses of computer information systems and fundamental computer concepts; use common microcomputer business software applications and perform basic programming techniques. (CIS105)
2. Describe the benefits, uses, and problems associated with networks; identify the components of a network; and describe the protocols, hardware, and cabling types related to networks. (CIS190, CNT140AA)
3. Install/configure Windows and implement/configure administrative tools. (MST150++)
4. Describe in writing the marketing functions of promotion, selling, merchandising, distribution, producing goods, and producing services. (GBS151)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 28 , 2011

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.