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Programming & IT Network Support AAS-T
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Programming & IT Network Support AAS-T
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Take the first step to become an IT Professional. Graduates of the Programming & IT Network Support degree are dually prepared for both the workplace and to transfer into the Application Development Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree program. Learn beginning programming, networking, and troubleshooting skills so you can get an entry-level IT job as you pursue your BAS degree. 
Learning Outcomes
  • • Students will meet the perquisite requirements for entrance into the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Application Development
  • • Students will apply scientific or technical knowledge in order to understand issues, solve problems, and engage in useful and responsible practices in computer programming
  • • Troubleshoot hardware & network problems
  • • Install and configure software & upgrades
  • • Install, configure & test network devices, servers & workstations
  • • Function effectively as a member of a team
Prerequisites
Many classes have prerequisites. For courses with prerequisites, students must prove eligibility prior to registering for those courses by testing or by having satisfied prior course work requirements. Course work earned at other institutions must be unofficially evaluated or approved by a program advisor before registering. Courses in this degree with pre-requisites are marked with an asterisk (*).  Programming & IT Network Support AAS-T Prerequisites: 
  • • EET131
  • • MATH098 (Intermediate Algebra)
  • • Placement into ENGL&101 
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Note: Advanced placement testing, work experience, and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer, and advanced placement.
Curriculum

Program Requirements

Course Number

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (30 credits)

Credit Hours

ENGL&101*

English Composition I

5

MATH&141* or higher

Precalculus I

5

MATH&146*

Intro to Statistics

5

HUM105 or

SOC&101

Intercultural Communication or

Intro to Sociology

5

US Cultures or Global Studies

Five credits selected from the list of approved US Cultures or Global Studies courses (see Note 1** on page 2)

5

Natural World Lab Science

Five credits must be selected from the list of approved Natural World lab science course (see Note 1** on page 2)

5

Course Number

Degree Requirements (40 credits)

 

CSC 110*

Introduction to Computer Programming

5

CSC 111* or

BUS 169

Computers for Math and Science or

Using Computers in Business 1

5

CSC 142*

Computer Programming 1

5

IT 102

Introduction to Programming

5

IT 111

Internet and Web Authoring  

5

IT 120*

Network Essentials CompTIA Network+

5

IT 125

Structured @Query Language & Server SQL Server

5

IT 135

 UNIX Operating System

5

Course Number

Technical Electives (20 credits)

 

CSC 143*, IT 122*, IT 124*, IT 126*, IT 128*, IT 138*, IT 142*, IT 144*, IT 146*, IT 150* or IT 157*

Windows Track: IT 122, IT 124, IT 126, IT 128

Cisco Track: IT 142, IT 144, IT 146, technical elective

Linux Networking & Security Track: IT 138, IT 150, IT 157, technical elective

20

Total Credits: 90

(excluding pre-requisites)

Total Credits -- Minimum
90.00
Sequence

This program of study is outlined by quarter, and courses should be taken in the indicated sequence. However, it should not be concluded that students will always proceed through their program of study exactly as prescribed here. The number of quarters listed here is minimal. Not all courses are offered every quarter. Individual student experiences, educational and training background, and personal schedules and demands all may affect the time it takes to finish this program. Also, in general, summer quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters in the program.

  • • 1st quarter: ENGL&101, CSC 111 or BUS 169, MATH&141
  • • 2nd quarter: IT 111, technical elective, MATH&146
  • • 3rd quarter: IT 102, technical elective, Natural World lab science elective
  • • 4th quarter CSC 110, IT 125, technical elective
  • • 5th quarter:, CSC 142, IT 120, HUM 105 or SOC&101
  • • 6th quarter: IT 135, CSC 143 or other technical elective, US Cultures or Global Studies elective
Elective Groups

Technical Electives

This requirement may be fulfilled from the following list of approved courses.
  • • IT102
  • • CSC143
  • • IT146

Global Studies

These courses are currently approved to fulfill the Global Studies requirement of the AA degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.

US Cultures

These courses are currently approved to fulfill US Cultures requirement of the AA degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.

Natural World Lab Science

These courses are currently approved to fulfill the Natural World Lab Science elective requirement of this degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
Notes

What Skills do I need to be successful in this field?

What are some potential job titles?

  • • Network Technician, Network Support Technician, System Support Technician, Technical Support Technician, Datacenter Technician, Helpdesk Specialist, Application Programmer, UNIX Programmer

Wages, employment trends and pathways

Program Contact

Robert Bunge
(206) 934-4530                  
robert.bunge@seattlecolleges.edu

NSC Advising Office

(206) 934-3658                  
northseattle.edu/advising

Program Website

https://www.northseattle.edu/degrees/programming-it-network-support-aas-t

Note 1** Courses currently approved to fulfil Natural World, Global Studies, or US Cultures elective requirements can be found on Programming & IT Network Support AAS-T program website (link above).

Effective beginning: Fall 2014 
Programming & IT Network Support AAS-T
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Degree Type
AAS - T