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2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 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 Associates of Applied Science in Information Technology from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 42


  • INTE Courses 42 Credits

General Education Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 15


  • ENGL 1010  3 Credits
  • MATH 1105  3 Credits
  • Social/Behavioral Science3 Credits
  • Humanities3 Credits
  • Natural Science3 Credits

Other Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 3


Total Credit Hours: 60



 

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


CTS: System Support Technician Total: 18


Total: 15


Semester 3 - Summer


Total: 12


Semester 4 - Fall


Total: 15


Associate of Applied Science Total Credits: 60


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

1Choose from Anthropology (ANTH), Criminal Justice (CJUS), Economics (ECON), Geography (GEOG), Political Science (POLI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology (SOCI).​

2Humanities options: HIST, 2XXX ENGL (except ENGL 2045 and 2070), or CMCN (except CMCN 1170, 1270, and 2145)​

3Choose from Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), Geology (GEOL), Physical Science (PHSC), or Physics (PHYS).

 

 

Curriculum Guide - Spring Start


CTS: System Support Technician Total: 18


Total: 12


Semester 3 - Fall


Total: 15


Semester 4 - Spring


Total: 15


Associate of Applied Science Total Credits: 60


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

1Choose from Anthropology (ANTH), Criminal Justice (CJUS), Economics (ECON), Geography (GEOG), Political Science (POLI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology (SOCI).

2Humanities options: HIST, 2XXX ENGL (except ENGL 2045 and 2070), or CMCN (except CMCN 1170, 1270, and 2145)

3Choose from Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), Geology (GEOL), Physical Science (PHSC), or Physics (PHYS).

 

 

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