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ONLINE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Program Description

 

Organizations today rely on computer and information technology to conduct business and operate more efficiently. Information technology projects generally include employees who have an understanding of business concepts, the requirements of end users and stakeholders, and a comprehension of the technologies needed to address these requirements.

 

The Associate of Science in Information Technology (ASIT) program prepares students for entry-level careers in information technology. A high school diploma or GED is required for admission to the program. The program provides the foundation for students seeking to acquire the necessary IT knowledge, skills, and credentials for a successful IT career path. Upon passing the CompTIA* certification exams, a student receives the CompTIA* certification in the area tested.


Program Objectives

 

The ASIT program equips learners with fundamental technical skills coupled with workforce-ready knowledge that makes this degree valuable. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills to:

 

  1. Discuss the working foundation of technologies needed in order to effectively use information technology for different types of applications.
  2. Evaluate computer systems and perform preventive maintenance and implement basic networking, installation, and troubleshooting.
  3. Apply knowledge in managing, operating, and configuring network infrastructure.
  4. Develop and sharpen IT skills including how to deal with cryptography, IT assessments and IT audits.
  5. Compare and contrast IT issues by using problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  6. Troubleshoot IRQ conflicts and other computer resource problems.
  7. Successfully complete the certification exams offered by CompTIA* in A+, Security+, and Network+.

* CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies. It focuses its programs on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. CompTIA is the leading provider of technology-neutral and vendor-neutral IT certifications. These certifications include A+, Network+ and Security+.

 

Apply now or contact Admissions at 213-252-5100 or admissions@alu.edu.

 

Program Plan for Associate of Science in Information Technology

SemesterCourse #Course NameCredit HoursPrereq.Core/ MajorGeneral EducationReq. CJ Elective
1ORT100Orientation0000
CIS100Intro to Information Technology3300
CIS101Computer Hardware3300
CIS102Computer Software3300
ENG160English Composition I3030
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15933
2CIS111Network Fundamentals3300
CIS112Creating and Maintaining Networks3300
HUM225Ethics3030
MAT130Concepts of Fundamental Math3030
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15663
3CIS120Server Essentials3300
CIS121Computer Security Fundamentals3300
COM202Effective Prof. Communications3030
SBSElective3030
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15663
4CIS140Basic Web Design3300
HUM155American History I3030
CISElective3300
CISElective3300
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15933
Total Semester Hrs Required60301812

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