Information Technology

The Information Technology A.A.S. degree program is designed to provide students with capabilities in several areas of information technology:

  • Computer and network installation and maintenance skills.
  • Business computing skills including daily systems operations and application programs.
  • Security and forensics skills.
  • Various Internet and network skills including web page design, client/server side programming, web server installation and maintenance.
  • Transfer option to a four-year institution.

This degree ensures that the student is knowledgeable in a broad spectrum of information technology subjects that are often needed by the IT industry.

Typical Student Schedule for Summer 2019

First Quarter

  • BT 100 Beginning Keyboarding, 1
  • ENGL&101 English Composition I, 5
  • IS 101 Planning For Information Technology Students, 1
  • IS 103 Information Technology Fundamentals, 5
  • IS 105 Applications for IT I, 3
  • Total Credits: 15

Second Quarter

  • IS 107 Applications for IT II, 3
  • IS 132 Computer Ethics and Law, 5
  • IS 162 Data Communications and Networks, 3
  • IS 210 Internet Programming I, 5
  • Total Credits: 16

Third Quarter

  • CS 121 UNIX/Linux, 3
  • ENGL&235 Technical Writing, 5
  • IS 144 Programming Fundamentals, 3
  • PHYS 100 Introductory Physics, 5
  • Total Credits: 16

Fourth Quarter

  • CS 223 Programming for IT, 5
  • IS 260 Database Theory, 5
  • IS 262 Network Management, 5
  • Total Credits: 15

Fifth Quarter

  • IS 234 Computer Forensics I, 5
  • IS 244 Network Security I, 5
  • MATH 98 Algebra III 1, 5
  • Total Credits: 15

Sixth Quarter

  • IS 228 Internet Servers, 5
  • IS 245 Network Security II, 5
  • IS 266 Cooperative Education Seminar, 1
  • IS 267 Cooperative Education Work Experience, 2
  • Total Credits: 13

90 credits are required for the Associate in Applied Science

1 or MATH 88

Disclaimer: The college cannot guarantee courses will be offered in the quarters indicated. During the period this guide is in circulation, there may be curriculum revisions and program changes. Students are responsible for consulting the appropriate academic unit or adviser for more current and specific information. The information in this guide is subject to change and does not constitute an agreement between the college and the student.

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation from the Information Technology program, graduates will be prepared to:

  1. Maintain and administer networks and related computing environment including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  2. Plan, coordinate and implement network/systems security measures to protect data, software and hardware.
  3. Provide users with technical support for network, computer/systems problems.
  4. Demonstrate professional conduct including responsibility, effective communication, and ethical standards.

Career Opportunities

Companies of all sizes need employees with skills in computing applications, Internet and networking. This program, while not providing instruction levels to the “licensed ready” level, does provide the graduate with skill levels applicable to many employment opportunities. Among these opportunities could be small business computing management, internal help desk situations, technical communications, small company Internet and network management.

Start

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Program taught in:
  • English

See 9 more programs offered by Community Colleges of Spokane »

Last updated July 3, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Request Info
Sep 18, 2019
Duration
2 years
Full-time
Price
18,115 USD
Yearly Tuition: $8,913
Deadline
Request Info
New Student Admission Application Deadline (with no prior college) Summer 2019 Quarter.
Request Info
New application deadline. Transfer Application Deadline Academic: August 23, 2019; IELP: September 13, 2019
By locations
By date
Start Date
End Date
Application deadline
Request Info
New Student Admission Application Deadline (with no prior college) Summer 2019 Quarter.
Start Date
Sep 18, 2019
End Date
Application deadline
Request Info
New application deadline. Transfer Application Deadline Academic: August 23, 2019; IELP: September 13, 2019
Location
Application deadline
Request Info
New Student Admission Application Deadline (with no prior college) Summer 2019 Quarter.
End Date

Sep 18, 2019

Location
Application deadline
Request Info
New application deadline. Transfer Application Deadline Academic: August 23, 2019; IELP: September 13, 2019
End Date