Associate in Science Degree
(60 Credit Hours)
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in positions such as a PC support technician, help desk technician, user support analyst, applications system analyst, information systems specialist, technical support analyst, computer information manager, user support supervisor, computer systems analyst, customer service representative, computer operator, computer repair technician, computer sales person, help desk office supervisor, office systems support specialist, software tester, software trainer or user support specialist in information technology.
The content includes but is not limited to microcomputer-oriented operating procedures, software applications packages and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage a microcomputer-based work environment, develop new systems to meet projected needs, select and install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment, and manage and support information technology users.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate how to use productivity software and an understanding of internet structure and navigation
- Build, configure, upgrade, secure, and troubleshoot a computer system
- Create and maintain a database
- Demonstrate knowledge of networking technologies, create and troubleshoot a network server environment
- Perform customer service skills
- Identify the foundations of Project Management
- Perform system monitoring and analysis activities
General Education Courses
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15
Program Specialization Courses
Subtotal Credit Hours: 45
This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.
Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. For more information click here: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/CareerTechnicalEducation/Career_Pthwys.asp
A related certificate also is offered. See Information Technology Analysis  listing.
Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.
Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp