Widespread use in business, industry, education, and government has created a demand for trained computer professionals. Hands-on training is emphasized as students prepare for entry-level positions in the information technology field. Upon graduation, employment opportunities are available in a wide range of computing environments.
The Computer and Information Technology program offers an associate degree. Emphases are offered in each of the following disciplines: Software and Web Development, Network Systems Management, and Cybersecurity/Forensics.
Scheduling and Entry Options
Students may enroll any term. Five terms of full-time course work are usually required to complete the requirements for the degree. Courses can be completed in any order subject to the completion of course prerequisites. General Education course requirements can be completed any time during the program. Students should plan to attend at least one summer term. Part-time students should allow several additional terms.
Students must earn a “C” or better in all CPT/IST courses used to fulfill major course requirements.
Credit for CPT and IST courses that are more than five years old must be approved by the department head.
ProgramsAssociate in Applied Science