ASAST in Computer & Information Technology

The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree program in Computer and Information Technology enables mid-career adults in a wide range of applied fields meet their educational and professional needs. The degree is a 60-credit program.

ASAST in Computer & Information Technology Credit Distribution

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 30
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 11
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
C. General Education Electives 4
II. Area of Study: Computer & Information Technology 24
A. Fundamentals of Information Technology 3
B. Network Technology 3
C. C++ Programming 3
D. Data Structures 3
E. Operating Systems 3
F. Computer Information and Technology Electives 6
G. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Free Electives 6
Total 60

  • Required Courses: Data Structures, Fundamentals of Information Technology, Network Technology, C+++ Programming, Operating Systems
  • Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Physics I and II or Chemistry I or II
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Option: All of the courses required for the option are available by online Guided Study courses.

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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