Associate of Science Degree in Computer Information Technology

(60 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time: 20 months)

Program Description

The Computer Information Technology program is designed to train students for employment in various industries that utilize Computer skills and knowledge. Students who successfully complete this program will have knowledge and skills in such areas as programming, database management, information systems, telecommunication and electronics. Courses include theory and skill building. Students have access to the computer lab to complete projects.

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Program Objective

Upon completion of the Computer Information Technology Program, students may seek entry-level employment in business, government, or a variety of industries where computer information technology skills are needed. Graduates may also seek employment in the technology industry as: computer repair technicians help desk support, networking technicians, Cisco networking technicians, Amazon AWS Associate/Professional specialist, Microsoft specialists, data analysts, internet security, software applications and configurations. Upon completion of the program, students/graduates will be prepared to take certification exams for various industry technology certifications including: CompTIA, Cisco, Amazon AWS Associate/Professional, and Office 365 solutions associate.

Transfer your Credits
Transfer up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree.

Graduate with Certifications
This program incorporates seven industry-recognized certifications into your course of study.

Transfer your Computer Information Credits

Students from the AS in CIT will be able to transfer all of their 60 earned credits towards the completion of the Bachelors of Science in Information Technology. Each class within this program is 3 credits, giving all students the opportunity to transfer their knowledge and credits.

Affordability
Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation.

Convenience
Attend class when it’s convenient for you – days, evenings or online.

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Computer Information Technology, students must earn 60.0 credit hours.
Program requirements are indicated in the following page. Credit hours in parentheses indicate the required number of credit hours in each discipline:

60 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time: 20 months)
(Select from the following courses, or from course equivalent offerings)

General Education Courses (15.0 Credits Required)

General Education Courses (15.0 Credits Required)
Oral Communications (3.0 Credit hours)
ENGL 100 Language and Speech Communications 3.0 credit hours
Humanities (3.0 Credit hours)
PHIL 102 Legal and Ethical Issues 3.0 credit hours
English (3.0 Credit hours)
ENGL 200 English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science / Social Environment (3.0 Credit hours)
PSY 201 Psychology 3.0 credit hours
SOC 210 Sociology 3.0 credit hours
Computer Information Technology Major Courses
(33.0 Credits Required)
CIT 100 Introduction to Computers 3.0 credit hours
CIT 200 Network + 3.0 credit hours
CIT 201 Cisco ICND 1 3.0 credit hours
CIT 202 Cisco ICND 2 3.0 credit hours
CIT 203 Troubleshooting with Wireshark 3.0 credit hours
CIT 250 Org. and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
CIT 301 Linux+ 3.0 credit hours
CIT 302 Amazon Web Services Solutions Associate 3.0 credit hours
CIT 303 Amazon Web Services Solutions Professional 3.0 credit hours
CIT 304 Office 365 Solutions Associate 3.0 credit hours
CIT 352 Management Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Elective Courses (12.0 Credits Required)
CIT 107 Introduction to Computer Forensics 3.0 credit hours
CIT 107 Mobile Forensics 3.0 credit hours
CIT 351 IT Project Management 3.0 credit hours
CIT 400 Security + 3.0 credit hours
CIT 452 HTML5 & Web Development Fundamentals 3.0 credit hours
CIT 451 Oracle Database Administration 3.0 credit hours
EMPL 101 Employment Skills 3.0 credit hours
IB 100 Introduction to International Business 3.0 credit hours

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Academic Institutions Average Cost/Semester Per Semester
(Graduate program = 4 months)
University of Miami $16,700.00
Barry University $14,080.00
Nova Southeastern University $12,200.00
Florida International University $9,200.00
Miami Dade $7,100.00
Atlantis University $5,400.00 *Without scholarship

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