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Computer Information Technology
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2067 - Catalog 2013/2014
Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155
Jameal Adkins, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4139
Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, sullivi@daytonastate.edu
04/01/2013 M - 1417

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The program prepares students to analyze microcomputer oriented operating procedures, software applications packages, and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage a microcomputer-based work environment; manage technology equipment and support its users. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses the latest technology, thus encouraging student success. After completion, students may seek career jobs or transition into baccalaureate programs


Description:
The Computer Information Technology program provides students with the technical credentials needed for analyzing computer oriented operating procedures, software applications packages and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage a computer-based work environment. In addition, students will be able to develop new systems to meet projected needs, select and install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment and manage and support information technology users. Selected courses prep for CompTIA A+, MCP and MOS certifications.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Use current techniques, skills, tools, and emerging technologies necessary for computing practices.
2. Create information systems solutions for transactional, operational, managerial and executive problems.
3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of computer hardware and networked environments.
4. Demonstrate proficiency with Internet structure, organization, and Web site development.
5. Design, implement and manage database applications.
6. Communicate effectively with customers, supervisors and peers both orally and in writing, including technical training for users.
7. Participate and function as a member of a team in the solution of problems.
8. Contribute to chosen field by gaining employment in a related field or by continuing professional development.
9. Evaluate and practice ethical and professional behaviors in the area of computer information technology.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Consult college bookstore for approximate costs of textbooks. Consult college catalog for lab fees.

Additional Admission Requirements - Successful completers of CTS 2306 are eligible to take the test to become a Microsoft Certified Professional.

- Successful completers of CTS 1600 are eligible to take the test to become a Network Plus Professional.

- Successful completers of CET 2154 are eligible to take the test to become a CompTia A+ Hardware Professional.

- It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a college preparatory English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores.

General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 15 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (6 Credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 Credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
   
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 Credits)  
... ... CHOOSE ONE COURSE  
  SEM HRS  
DEP2004 Developmental Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 Credits)  
... ... CHOOSE ONE COURSE  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121 AND MUT1121L
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
DIG1109 Digital Imaging Fundamentals   3.00
DIG2100 Web Design I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS1851 OR DIG1109
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
COP2700 Introduction to Database Management  OR
CTS2431 Data Organization and Management   2.00 Co-Reqs: COP1000 Conc-Reqs: CTS2431L
CTS2431L Data Organization and Management Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: CTS2431
CTS1851 Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)   3.00
CGS2100 Microcomputer Applications   3.00
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
CTS2214 Project Management w/Microsoft Project   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CGS2100
COP2949 Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming   1.00
EGS1000 Professional Performance for Technicians   3.00
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
COP2220 Computer Programming "C"  OR Pre-Reqs: COP1000 OR MAC1105
COP2001 Computer Programming "C++"   Pre-Reqs: COP1000 Conc-Reqs: COP2001L
COP2001L Computer Programming "C++" Lab  OR Conc-Reqs: COP2001
COP2800 Computer Programming "Java"   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP1000
... ... Elective   4.00
... ... Elective   4.00
   
... ... Computer Programming Elective  
... ... Choose Eight (8) Hours  
  SEM HRS  
CGS2512 Advanced Computer Spreadsheets and Graphics Presentations   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CGS2100
CIS2350 Principles of Information Assurance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
COP2842 Web Scripting (PHP)   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP1000 AND CTS1851
CGS2820 Web Programming (JavaScript, Ajax, ASP.Net)   3.00 Co-Reqs: COP1000 Pre-Reqs: CTS1851
CTS23211 Linux System Administration   4.00
CTS23281 Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2306
COP2805 Advanced Computer Programming "Java"   3.00
CTS2402 Visual Basic Programming   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP1000
CTS2141 Advanced C++ and Direct X Programming   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP2001
CEN2002 Software Design and Development I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP2220 OR COP2001 OR COP2800 AND COP2700

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... First Year  
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
CGS2100 Microcomputer Applications   3.00
DIG1109 Digital Imaging Fundamentals   3.00
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
CTS1851 Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)   3.00
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
   
... ... Summer Semester  
  SEM HRS  
EGS1000 Professional Performance for Technicians   3.00
   
... ... Second Year  
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
DIG2100 Web Design I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS1851 OR DIG1109
COP2700 Introduction to Database Management  OR
CTS2431 Data Organization and Management   2.00 Co-Reqs: COP1000 Conc-Reqs: CTS2431L
CTS2431L Data Organization and Management Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: CTS2431
COP2220 Computer Programming "C"  OR Pre-Reqs: COP1000 OR MAC1105
COP2001 Computer Programming "C++"   Pre-Reqs: COP1000 Conc-Reqs: COP2001L
COP2001L Computer Programming "C++" Lab  OR Conc-Reqs: COP2001
COP2800 Computer Programming "Java"   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP1000
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core   3.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CTS2214 Project Management w/Microsoft Project   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CGS2100
... ... Elective   4.00
... ... Elective   4.00
COP2949 Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming   1.00
TOTAL  ...   63.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes 1. Students choosing one or two three (3) hour courses or one three (3) hour and one four (4) hour courses to meet electives should add the remaining hours in coop education (COP 2949) to meet the program length. Please see the chairperson if you have any questions.

Any AS degree at Daytona State College will articulate into and allow admission into the BS programs offered at Daytona State College.


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