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Associate Degree

Information Technology

An affordable path to prepare for a career in software development, hardware support, and database systems. This associate’s program transfers to a bachelor’s degree.

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2022 Schedule

The AS in Information Technology program will educate students so that they have a command of basic programming, web design skills, and network systems, enabling them to thoughtfully participate in the decisions of the marketplace and thereby contribute to the professions, communities, and organizations to which they belong.

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AS Degree

Information Technology Concentration Degree Requirements

Career Paths

Computer and Information Research Scientists
Computer and information research scientists design innovative uses for new and existing computing technology.
Database Administrators and Architects
Database administrators and architects create or organize systems to store and secure data.
Information Security Analysts
Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems.
Software Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts, and Testers
Software developers design computer applications or programs. Software quality assurance analysts and testers identify problems with applications or programs and report defects.
Computer Programmers
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and find a solution that is more efficient and effective.

What You Will Learn

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Students will be able to design and develop an object-oriented program that uses the Java programming language, the Java Swing framework for its graphical user interface, and uses the Java class library to read and write sequential text files.

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Students will be able to design and develop a website that uses Hypertest Markup Language (HTML) for its content, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for its presentation, and JavaScript for its behavior.

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Students will be able to utilize MS EXCEL and MS ACCESS to construct models used to evaluate business data.

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Students will be able to formulate effective business communications that reflect professionalism and ethics in the business environment.

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Students will be able to calculate and interpret descriptive statistics and probabilities.

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Students will be able to research and evaluate the role of information systems related to various software applications and technology as business decision-making resources.

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About

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Program Benefits

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Program Cost

Average Cost for Degree:
$14,112

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Degree Program Coordinator and Business/Computer Information Systems Division Chair:

Degree Program Coordinator/Division Chair:
Samantha Betton, sbetton@gmc.edu

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Mar 21, 2022

Jun 06, 2022

Mar 21, 2022

Jun 06, 2022

Register by: Mar 21, 2022
Register by: May 22, 2022

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