Information Systems Technology

This degree prepares you for employment in a computer-related field.

Information Systems Technology instructor

Credit Hours

64

Required Courses

  • SDV 100: Orientation - 1 credits
  • CSC 110: Introduction to Computing - 3 credits
  • ENG 111: College Composition I - 3 credits
  • ENG 112: College Composition II - 3 credits
  • ETR 149: PC Repair - 3 credits
  • ETR 164: Upgrade & Maintain PC Hardware - 3 credits
  • ITD 110: Web Page Design I - 3 credits
  • ITD 132: SQL Programming - 3 credits
  • ITE 182: User Support/Help Desk - 3 credits
  • ITE 215: Advanced Computer Applications - 4 credits
  • ITN 101: Intro to Network Concepts - 4 credits
  • ITN 106: Microcomputer Operating Systems - 3 credits
  • ITN 111: Windows Server Admin. - 3 credits
  • ITP 120: Java Programming - 4 credits
  • MTH 115: Technical Mathematics I - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Humanities Elective - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Social Science Elective - 3 credits
  • IT_ ___: Technical Elective - 3 credits
  • IT_ ___: Technical Elective - 3 credits
  • IT_ ___: Technical Elective - 3 credits
  • IT_ ___: Technical Elective - 3 credits

Admissions Requirements

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

Program Information

Individuals seeking their first IT job or those presently working in the field who desire a promotion may benefit from this program. It is not intended for transfer to a four-year college or university. Both persons who are seeking their first employment or those presently in the field who are seeking promotion may benefit from this program. This curriculum is not intended for transfer to a four-year college.

Occupational Objectives: Career development for individuals seeking positions such as application specialist, technical trainer, desktop support technician, accounts receivable/ payable assistant or other positions related to the applications field.

Graduation Requirement: Students entering the Information Systems Technology degree program are required to take a Writing Intensive Course (WIC) in order to graduate.  The Writing Intensive course for this degree program is ITE 182.  ITE 182 has prerequisites of CSC 110, ITN 101, ETR 164, ITN 106, ETR 149, and ENG 112.  Students who are awarded transfer academic credit for this course from another institution may fulfill the Writing Intensive Course (WIC) requirement for this degree program by completing another Writing Intensive Course (WIC).

Electives

  • Students may substitute a higher-level math course to include MTH 152, 157, 163, 164, 173, 180, or 240
  • Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.
  • Approved IT Technical electives:  ITN 170, ITN 208, ITN 260, ITN 261, ITN 276, ITP 132, ITP 136, ITP 140, ITP 141, ITP 220.

 

 

This initiative is 100% supported by a federal U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) award made to PVCC by the pass-through entity, Virginia Community College System. The total program cost for this initiative is $211,763