Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) in
Computer Information Technology
Program of Study Summary
Academic Program Inventory (API) Title/s:
A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology
with optional concentrations in:
- Cloud Computing
- Cyber Defense
- Database Management
- Mobile Technologies
- Systems Administration & Management
- Systems Analyst
CIP code/s: SOC code/s:
API CIP code: 06.11.0103.00 for CIT SOC 1: 15-1100 SOC 4: 43-9010
SOC 2: 15-1152 SOC 5: 15-1199
SOC 3: 15-1142 SOC 6: 49-2011
For TBR use only:
API CIP code for Cloud Computing 11.1003
API CIP code for Cyber Defense Concentration: 11.1003
API CIP code for Database Management Concentration: 11.0301
API CIP code for Mobile Technologies Concentration: ???
API CIP code for Networking Concentration: 11.0901
API CIP code for Programming Concentration: 11.0202
API CIP code for Sys Admin & Mgmt Concentration 11.1001
API CIP code for Systems Analyst Concentration: 11.0501
Professional Accrediting Body: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
State Agency/Entity Oversight: None
Certifications/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded: Numerous course-related industry certifications
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Technology prepares students for positions in the workplace through the use of various systems, applications, languages and products. The concentrations offered at [INSERT YOUR INSTITUTION HERE] include [INSERT THE CHOSEN CONCENTRATIONS FOR YOUR CAMPUS HERE]. The program consists of a common core of General Education and Computer Information Technology major core courses, combined with subject-specific courses designed to address skills within the concentration area.
These subject-specific courses focus on those skillsets identified by employers as essential in today’s workplace and, where appropriate, will prepare students for industry-recognized certification examinations. The concentrations are designed to ensure that students have the proper experience, training, and skills to begin work in the chosen field upon successful completion of the chosen program of study.
Students will be able to:
- Utilize diverse disciplines to enhance communication, research, business and technology skills in the workplace.
- Execute programming languages in the process of design and implementation while developing and maintaining software.
- Develop effective problem-management and decision-making skills.
- Demonstrate various networking media and connections to explain the features and capabilities of networking software.
- Demonstrate skill and knowledge in preparation for industry-recognized certification examinations.
This program is not designed as a transfer program to a four-year institution. However, institutions are encouraged to establish articulation agreements that maximize transfer options and/or establish pathways from diploma and certificate programs. These transfer options and pathways should utilize Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit to promote completion of higher education programs.