INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Information and Computer Technologies

School(s): Applied Sciences & Technologies

CIP Code: 11.0103
MCC Program Code: IT01
NYSED Code (BRI): 28194
Admissions
To apply to this Major now, apply here.

New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Continuing students should contact Information and Computer Technologies for more information.

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50% or more of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
This program has been designed to give the student a solid foundation in information technology to foster success in obtaining a four-year degree. The student will gain a background in networking, programming, database design, and web site design. This degree program also provides a solid math background required to develop problem solving skills.
(Housed in the Information and Computer Technologies Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
2) Use the Systems Analysis Design paradigm to critically analyze a problem
3) Solve problems (programming networking database and Web design) in the Information Technology environment.
4) Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
5) Demonstrate professional behavior
6) Demonstrate ethical conduct
7) Explain legal codes and standards associated with information technology
8) Discuss IT-oriented security issues and protocols
9) Demonstrate appropriate social skills and personal responsibility
10) Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
11) Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals organizations and society
12) Demonstrate strong programming skills which may include writing debugging or testing computer programs
13) Evaluate and maintain network environments
14) Design and implement a web page
15) Apply various IT skills to electronic databases

Employment Potential
For related jobs: Career Coach
Occupational Resource: http://www.onetonline.org

Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or Math 104 at MCC). Typing or keyboarding recommended.

Distribution Requirements
Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 172 Technical Discrete Mathematics
3
CIS 100 Information Processing Fundamentals
4
PHL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy OR
PHL 103 - Introduction to Ethics OR
PHL 105 - Technology and Values OR
PHL 250 - Professional Ethics
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCES (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE
3
First Semester Total:
16
SECOND SEMESTER
MTH 160 Statistics I
3
CPT 115 Introduction to Networks
3
CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Science
4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCES (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE**
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCES (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE
3
Second Semester Total:
16
THIRD SEMESTER
CIS 201 Introduction to Web Site Programming and Design
3
CSC 225 Advanced JAVA Programming
3
MTH 200 Applied Calculus OR
SPC 142 Public Speaking OR
OPEN ELECTIVE***

3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCES (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE**
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE*
3
Third Semester Total:
15
FOURTH SEMESTER
CIS 211 Applied Database Concepts
3
CSC 215 Introduction to Linux
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS (SUNY-A) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGES (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-OWC) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WESTERN CIVILIZATION (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE*
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
Fourth Semester Total:
17
TOTAL CREDITS:
64
*Choose from: CIS 123, CPT 211; CSC 206, 214, 223. Students may also opt to take the 4-credit options of CPT 101 or CPT 120 to fulfill specific transfer articulation agreements. Check with advisor for transfer institution requirements.
**Students may opt to enroll in 4-credit lab science courses. Check with advisor for transfer institution requirements.
***Choose any English Literature course.

revised 8/2/2018

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