2019-2020 Catalog

Information Technology, Associate of Science Degree

Career Information

The Information Technology Associate degree program prepares students for entry level jobs such as network technician, help desk technician, or a computer support specialist.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate of Science degree, students will:

  • Apply the appropriate technical standards and legal practices while deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting existing technology infrastructure.
  • Communicate professional material in oral and written form with their peers and laypersons.
  • Engage in life-long learning to stay knowledgeable in a rapidly changing technological environment.
  • Work as part of a team, in different stages of information technology projects.
  • Understand the information technology needs of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and other tribes.

Curriculum

Fall (First Year)

ITEC100IT Fundamentals

4

ITEC105PC Technician I

3

ENGL101English Composition I

3

IDST101SKC Seminar

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Winter (First Year)

ITEC106PC Technician II

3

ITEC110Client Administration I

4

ENGL203Technical Writing for STEM Majors

3

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring (First Year)

ITEC107A+ Exam Preparation

2

ITEC111Client Administration II

4

ITEC117CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks

5

SPCH100Basic Communications

3

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Fall (Second Year)

CSCD218Programming I

4

ITEC217CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials

5

ELECTIVENatural Science General Education from List

5

ELECTIVENative American Studies General Education Open

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Winter (Second Year)

ITEC221CCNA3: Scaling Networks

4

ITEC242Windows Server I

4

ELECTIVEHumanities Intro General Education from List

3

ELECTIVESocial Science General Education from List

5

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring (Second Year)

ITEC209Information Security

4

ITEC222CCNA 4: Connecting Networks

4

ITEC243Windows Server II

4

SVLN100Community Service Learning

1

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Preparation for Certifications

Students who complete a sequence of courses as specified below are prepared to take the tests for the specific certification.

A+ certification preparation:

ITEC105PC Technician I

3

ITEC106PC Technician II

3

ITEC107A+ Exam Preparation

2

CCNA certification preparation:

ITEC117CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks

5

ITEC217CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials

5

ITEC221CCNA3: Scaling Networks

4

ITEC222CCNA 4: Connecting Networks

4

MTA/MCSA certification preparation:

ITEC110Client Administration I

4

ITEC242Windows Server I

4

ITEC243Windows Server II

4

Total Credit Hours: 94

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