PCC’s Information Technology curriculum prepares graduates for employment as designers, testers, support technicians, administrators, developers, or programmers with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information, depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Courses

Required Courses for Degree AAS DIP C1 C2 C3
ACA 122 College Transfer Success *
CIS 110 ntroduction to Computers
CIS 115 Introduction to Prog. & Logic
COM 231 Public Speaking
CSC 134 C++ Programming
CSC 151 Java Programming
CTI 110 Web, Pgm, DB Foundation
CTI 120 Network & Security Foundation
CTS 115 Info System Business Concepts
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support
CTS 210 Computer Ethics
CTS 240 Project Managment
DBA 110 Database Concepts
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts
SEC 110 Security Concepts
SGD 111 Introduction to SGD
SGD 112 SGD Design
SGD 113 SGD Programming ** ✔
WBL Work-Based Learning
XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective
XXX Humanities/Fine Arts, Elective
XXX CTI Free Elective
Semester Hours Required for Degree 68 40 15 18 18

Courses with matching symbols indicate OR/AND requirements. Review back page or contact Student Development for more information.
AAS = Associate in Applied Science
DIP = Diploma
✔ Denotes required for degree completion

Outlook for Employment

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry- recognized certification exams.

Computer Programmers
Software Developers
Web Developers
Computer Network Support
Computer Science Teachers

Process for Admissions

  • Submit a complete Application for Admission to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit official transcript(s) of high school education and all post-high school course work to the Office of Admissions if requested. Office GED scores or transcript of courses for the Adult High School Diploma may be submitted in lieu of the high school transcript.
  • Complete the Admission Placement Test.
  • Diploma and certificate admission requirements may vary. Contact the Admissions Office for details.

Suggested Course Sequence - Full Time Student

Associate in Applied Science | Diploma | Certificate
Suggested Course Sequence – Full-time Student

Course# Course Name CL. LB. CLIN. CR.
FALL SEMESTER
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 2 2 0 3
CTI 110 Web, Pgm, DB Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTI 120 Network & Security Foundation 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
SGD 111 Introduction to SGD 2 3 0 3
11 11 0 16
SPRING SEMESTER
DBA 120 Database Programming I 2 2 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 1 0 3
CSC 151 Java Programming I 2 2 0 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 0 3
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic 2 3 0 3
CSC 134 C++ Programming 2 3 0 3
14 11 0 18
FALL SEMESTER
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
CTS 115 Info System Business Concepts 3 0 0 3
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
14 11 0 18
SPRING SEMESTER
CTS 240 Project Management 2 2 0 3
CTS 210 Computer Ethics Humanities/ 3 0 0 3
Elective Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
SGD 112 SGD Design 2 3 0 3
SGD 113 SGD Programming 2 3 0 3
WBL Work-Based Learning 0 0 10 1
12 8 10 16
51 41 0 68
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 68