Information Technology - Computer Programming

Associate of Applied Science Degree

2012-2013 academic year

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in information technology with a computer programming concentration. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 70 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core 68 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
INFO 1020 Introduction to Information Technology
This course provides an overview of information technology. Concepts to be covered include: history of data processing, computer hardware, computer software, problem-solving techniques, business use of computers, social aspects, and careers.
3
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications
Covers the command and functions available on microcomputers including a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a database. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
3
INFO 1150 iSeries Command Language
Provides a working knowledge of the of the iSeries operating system and programming using iSeries command language. Topics include creating physical files and logical files, basic CL programming topics, message handling, database function, passing program parameters and database functions.
3
INFO 1170 Operating Systems I
This course provides an overview of operating systems from a network and administrative point of view. Topics include: operating system installation options, joining workgroups and domains, creating and maintaining user and group accounts and permissions, file sharing, configuring security, and configuring and installing printers.
3
ACCT 1200 Principles of Accounting I
This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner's equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business.
3
ACCT 1210 Principles of Accounting II
This course is a continuation of ACCT 1200 Principles of Accounting I and includes accounting for businesses organized as corporations, cash flow statements, accounting for manufacturing businesses, preparing and using accounting data for management decision making, and analyzing and interpreting financial statements.
3
INFO 1400 Programming in Visual BASIC
This course uses Visual BASIC to write computer programs to run in the Microsoft Windows environment. Includes writing, testing, and debugging of programs.
5
INFO 1450 Programming in RPG IV
This course uses the RPG IV programming language to write programs which run in an IBM iSeries operating environment. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs.
5
INFO 1500 Interactive RPG and Subfiles
Screen formatting and the use of subfiles for the iSeries computer system. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs.
3
INFO 2010 Systems Analysis and Design I
Involves the study of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Including study of present system, designing a more optimum system, and developing and establishing rules for systems documentation.
5
INFO 2030 Systems Analysis and Design II
Instruction includes continuation of theory from INFO 2010, as well as testing newly developed systems. Students will also prepare and present executive briefings for newly developed systems.
5
INFO 2300 Database Techniques
A study of design and implementation in Microsoft Access with Visual BASIC. Programming will be done both with macros and Access BASIC. Programming topics include: standard and object variables, functions, methods, properties, flow-of-control commands, locking, menus, and arrays. Students will design, code, test and debug programs.
3
INFO 2310 Database Concepts and Design
This course is an introduction to database development and design. In this course, the basics of database design and manipulation will be covered. Topics include relationships, database normalization, integrity constraints, DBMS software and functions, and database administrative functions.
3
INFO 2400 Web Programming with AJAX
Participants will create dynamic web pages, services, and applications using a variety of software tools. Emphasis will be placed upon proper construction and utilization of AJAX 2.0 technologies. Students will design, write, and debug programs.
4
INFO 2550 Programming in JAVA
A study of programming in the JAVA language. Topics include fundamental data types, classes, applets, graphics, decisions, iterations, methods, objectives, input, testing and debugging, inheritance, interfaces, events, arrays, vectors, graphical user interfaces, streams, exceptions, object oriented design, algorithms, introduction to data structures, linked lists, binary search trees, multithreading, animation, and SQL for JAVA. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs utilizing both PC Windows based and AS 400 operating systems.
4
INFO 2600 Data Communications
This course provides students with the skills to acquire knowledge in Inter and Intranet technologies. Topics include: network fundamentals, applications, security, recovery, network components, and emerging topics.
3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science 3 Credit Hours

Select one
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BSAD 1000 Human Relations and Ethics
Study of modern methods and procedures used in effective human relations and ethics including information on the following: definition and history of human relations, ethics, diversity, self-esteem, motivation, communication and personality styles, conflict management and resolution, and team building and rapport as well as self expression and effective listening skills.
3
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology
An introduction to the science of psychology including the application of critical thinking to the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, neurological aspects, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perceptions and theoretical perspectives.
3

Combination of Oral and Written Communication 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BSAD 2050 Business Communications
Development of both oral and written communicative skills. Students will be able to organize and present effective presentations gaining audience rapport and sending appropriate nonverbal messages as well as formulate effective letters, memos, and reports for business and industry.
3

Mathematics 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MATH 1100 Foundations of Mathematics
This course is designed to give the students a survey of mathematics topics including set theory, logic, geometry and dimensional analysis, financial calculations and management graph theory, probability and statistics. Main emphasis will be the application of problem solving methods while studying topics.
3

Social Science 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to the nature and concepts of economics. Topics include economic systems, measurement and analysis of aggregate variables such as national income, expenditures, fiscal and monetary policy, employment, and inflation. Other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.
3

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