[Jackson, Nick; Lewis, Natasha]
(Associate of Applied Science)
There are three emphasis areas within the Information Systems Technology program: Cyber Defense, iOS App Development, and System Administration. The Cyber Defense concentration focuses on network security and digital forensics. The iOS App Development concentration emphasizes the development of knowledge and skills necessary to work with mobile networks and devices. Course specific to the concentration address communications, networks, security, and Swift programming language. The System Administration option is a two-year program which offers training in computer repair, network, server maintenance/administration, and testing of websites, Internet programming, and database interaction. Students will be prepared to design, test, implement, and monitor computer systems and networks in the following entities: state and federal government, telecommunications industries, internet based companies and computer consulting environments upon completion of this program. An Associates in Applied Science degree is earned upon completion of the Information Systems Technology curriculum. The Information Systems curriculum also presents students with the opportunity to obtain multiple certifications. CompTIA certifications are known throughout the IT community as one of the best ways to break into the field and build a solid career. CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification objectives are built into the curriculum. Opportunities for employment for students with this expertise in Information System Technology include state and federal government, telecommunications industries, internet based companies and computer consulting.
A composite ACT score of 17 is required for entrance into this program.