Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
HEGIS Code - 5104, CIP Code - 11.0103

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: ITIS-AAS

     This program prepares students for challenging and rewarding careers in one of the following fields: Network Design and Administration or Computer Information Systems. Depending on the program track, Information Technology majors are taught various aspects of the management of information technology such as performance measurement, program development, disaster recovery, security, business analysis, top-down design of systems, and writing of technical documents. The concept of teamwork may be reinforced through the assignment of group projects in various courses. Overall, the curriculum is designed to teach technology as well as to develop technological decision-making skills required by a successful information technology professional.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Entering students must have a minimum high school average of 75. Students already enrolled in college must have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5. Applicants to the program should note that high school algebra is essential to program success; furthermore, MAT111 with a minimum grade of C, or its equivalent, is required prior to enrollment in most programming and advanced computing classes. Students are admitted on a rolling basis, fall and spring.

FIRST SEMESTER: 17 credits
  COL101: College Seminar 1
CST111: Introduction to Computer Science and Information Technology 4
CST112: Introduction to Programming 4
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  MAT107: Computer Mathematics Concepts 4
  Physical Education 1

SECOND SEMESTER: 16-18 credits Credits
CST141: Principles of Computing with Java 4
CSE or CST Elective (excluding CST101) 3-4
  ENG121: Technical Writing 3
  MAT103: Statistics I or MAT121: Finite Mathematics or higher 3-4
* Social Sciences Elective 3

THIRD SEMESTER: 15-16 credits Credits
CST171: Relational Database Applications and Concepts 4
CST242: Advanced Programming and Problem Solving with Java 4
CSE or CST Elective (excluding CST101) 3-4
** Humanities Elective 3
  Physical Education 1

FOURTH SEMESTER: 13-15 credits Credits
  CST288: Cooperative Education / Internships for Computing Technology (Recommended)
or BUS150: Cooperative Education in Business
  Business or Accounting Elective (ACC101, BUS101 or BUS127) 3-4
CST272: Programming for Relational Database Management Systems 4
* Social Sciences Elective 3


* Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution are strongly advised to choose social sciences electives in either:
American History (HIS103, HIS104 or POL105), 
Western Civilization (HIS101, HIS102, HIS107, HIS201, IND101 or IND102), or
Other World Civilizations (ANT101, ANT105, ANT203, ANT211, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, POL107 or POL111).
** Students are strongly advised to choose as their humanities elective a course in either The Arts (visual arts, music, theatre) or foreign language.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTE: While students will not be prohibited from pursuing the program, students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal conviction may impede their ability to complete requirements of the program. Students who have concerns about such matters are advised to contact the program coordinator or academic chair. Please refer to the following procedure for additional information.