Information Technology - Application Development

Associate of Applied Science Degree

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in information technology with an application development concentration. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 65 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core 55 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
INFO 1020 Introduction to Information Technology
This course provides an overview of information technology. Concepts to be covered include: digital evolution, social media, security, the latest technologies, computer hardware, computer software and careers.
3
ACCT 1100 Survey of Accounting
Provides a solid overview of the basics of financial and managerial accounting with an emphasis on the relevance of accounting information. Focus of the course is on providing students with an understanding of the major financial statements, the information provided in the financial statements, and enhancing the student's decision making and problem solving abilities from a user perspective.
3
INFO 1150 IBMi Control Language
Provides a working knowledge of the of the iSeries operating system and programming using iSeries command language. Topics include creating physical files and logical files, basic CL programming topics, message handling, database function, passing program parameters and database functions.
3
INFO 1170 Operating Systems I
This course provides an overview of operating systems from a network and administrative point of view. Topics include: operating system installation options, joining workgroups and domains, creating and maintaining user and group accounts and permissions, file sharing, configuring security, and configuring and installing printers.
3
INFO 1420 Introduction to Programming in C#
This course uses C# to write computer programs to run in the Microsoft Windows environment. Includes writing, testing, and debugging of programs.
4
INFO 1440 Advanced Programming in C#
This course uses C# to write computer programs to run in the Microsoft Windows environment. Includes proper design and implementation of advanced programming concepts including database CRUD functions, ADO.Net, web forms, XAML, Xamarin, and LINQ.
3
INFO 1450 Programming in RPG IV
This course uses the RPG IV programming language to write programs which run in an IBM iSeries operating environment. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs.
5
INFO 1500 Interactive RPG and Subfiles
Screen formatting and the use of subfiles for the iSeries computer system. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs.
3
INFO 1725 HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
This course provides a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to gain the perspective and skills needed to develop professional web pages. Fundamentals of HTML and CSS standards, components and processes of web applications, and how JavaScript integrates into the web development process are included. Students will create web pages, learn how to use Javascript to enhance the web pages, and learn how to provide pages for mobile devices.
3
INFO 2020 Systems Analysis and Design
Involves the study of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Including study of present system, designing a more optimum system, system development, implementation, and testing as well as creating systems documentation. Students will also prepare and present project a briefing. One semester high school or college keyboarding.
5
INFO 2040 Project Management
Examines the organization, planning, and controlling of projects and provides practical knowledge on managing project scope, schedule, and resources. Topics include project life cycle, work breakdown structure and Gantt charts, network diagrams, scheduling techniques, and resource allocation decisions. Concepts are applied through team projects and tutorials using project management software.
3
INFO 2330 Database Concepts, Design and Application
A study of database theory, design and management through application, development and implementation. Topics include: Database planning and organization, common database models, normalization, the total DBMS concept, logical and physical model design, program database strategies control and recovery, security and integrity, query application, and advanced database topics. Emphasis is placed on application assignments using SQL that encompass topics and concepts presented in the course.
4
INFO 2400 Advanced Web Programming
Participants will create dynamic web pages, services, and applications using a variety of software tools. Emphasis will be placed upon proper construction and utilization of AJAX 2.0 technologies. Students will design, write, and debug programs.
4
INFO 2550 Programming in JAVA
A study of programming in the JAVA language. Topics include fundamental data types, classes, applets, graphics, decisions, iterations, methods, objectives, input, testing and debugging, inheritance, interfaces, events, arrays, vectors, graphical user interfaces, streams, exceptions, object oriented design, algorithms, introduction to data structures, linked lists, binary search trees, multithreading, animation, and SQL for JAVA. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs utilizing both PC Windows based and AS 400 operating systems.
4

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science 3 Credit Hours

select one
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BSAD 1000 Human Relations and Ethics
Study of modern methods and procedures used in effective human relations and ethics including information on the following: definition and history of human relations, ethics, diversity, self-esteem, motivation, communication and personality styles, conflict management and resolution, and team building and rapport as well as self expression and effective listening skills.
3
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology
An introduction to the science of behavior and mental processes including the application of critical thinking to the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, biological and neurological aspects, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, and theoretical perspectives.
3

Combination of Oral and Written Communication 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BSAD 2050 Business Communications
Development of both oral and written communicative skills. Students will be able to organize and present effective presentations gaining audience rapport and sending appropriate nonverbal messages as well as formulate effective letters, memos, and reports for business and industry.
3

Mathematics 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MATH 1100 Foundations of Mathematics
This course is designed to give the students a survey of mathematics topics including set theory, logic, geometry and dimensional analysis, financial calculations and management graph theory, probability and statistics. Main emphasis will be the application of problem solving methods while studying topics.
3

Science or Technology 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications
Covers the command and functions available on microcomputers including a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a database. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
3

Social Science 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to the nature and concepts of economics. Topics include economic systems, measurement and analysis of aggregate variables such as national income, expenditures, fiscal and monetary policy, employment, and inflation. Other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.
3

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