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2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, AAS


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Program Mission

The mission of the Information Technology (IT) program is to prepare students for employment in the businesses and industry involving information technology and data communication by educating students in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and technical skills needed to be successful in an evolving IT related business environment.

Program Goals

  • Graduates will understand the basic concepts and terminology associated with today’s Information Technology (IT) business and industry.
  • Graduates will understand how to apply the information technology and data communication skills they have learned in classrooms/labs in the workforce they enter.
  • Graduates will be able to use various computer application software and programs to perform basic IT related business tasks.
  • Graduates will understand how to diagnose, troubleshoot and manage IT and data communication issues encountered in businesses and industry.
  • Graduates will learn how to communicate orally and document technically using various modes of communications.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Information Technology program will be able to do the following:

  • Graduates will be able to troubleshoot and solve various IT issues encountered in regular businesses by using diagnostic software and technical knowledge base.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate and apply effective written, oral, and nonverbal communication techniques in a variety of organizational situations.
  • Graduates will be able to explain terminology, rules, and practices regarding common IT issues and their proper solutions.
  • Graduates will be able to observe and apply basic safety rules and procedures related to information technology software and hardware.
  • Graduates will be able to apply proper communication and customer service skills upon entering the workforce.

Specific Degree Requirements


Students wishing to earn an Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Earn a grade of “C” or higher in each of the major courses (coded INTE
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1010  and MATH 1105 , the core general education courses and occupationally focused courses (ORNT, JOBS).
  • Earn a minimum of 25% of the credits toward the degree at SLCC
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on all courses applied to the degree as well as an adjusted SLCC cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • Earn at least one-half of the credits in the major through courses taken at SLCC

Curriculum Structure


(60 total)

General Education Requirements


(16 Total credit hours)

Major Area Requirements


  • INTE course (42 credits)

Other Requirements


(2 Total credit hours)

  • SFSE (2 credit)

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


CTS: System Support Technician Total: 17


Total: 15


Semester 3 - Summer


Total: 12


Semester 4 - Fall


Total: 16


Associate of Applied Science Total Credits: 60


1 Social/Behavioral Science options: ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOCI

2 Humanities options: CMCN, ENGL Literature, FREN, HIST, SPAN, SPCH

3 Choose from BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PHSC, PHYS. Most science lecture courses have an associated lab course, which is a required co-requisite.

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


CTS: System Support Technician Total: 17


Total: 12


Semester 3 - Fall


Total: 15


Semester 4 - Fall


Total: 16


Associate of Applied Science Total Credits: 60


1 Social/Behavioral Science options: ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOCI

2 Humanities options: CMCN, ENGL Literature, FREN, HIST, SPAN, SPCH

3 Choose from BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PHSC, PHYS. Most science lecture courses have an associated lab course, which is a required corequisite.

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