BSAST Degree in Information Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology (BSAST) degree in Information Technology is designed for individuals in the IT industry. Various professional certifications may satisfy some or all of the degree's Information Technology elective requirements. The BSAST degree in Information Technology is a 120-credit program.

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
(6)
  • Oral Communication
(3)
  • Quantitative Literacy
(3)
  • Information Literacy
(3)
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
(3)
  • Ethics
(3)
  • Civic Engagement
(3)
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
E. Mathematics 3
F. General Education Electives 16
II. Area of Study: Information Technology 45
A. Information Technology Core 33
  • Foundations of Information Technology
(3)
  • COS-330: Computer Architecture
(3)
  • COS-213:C++ Programming
(3)
  • COS-241:Data Structures
(3)
  • COS-352:Operating Systems
(3)
  • CIS-311:Database Management
(3)
  • CIS-351:Software Engineering
(3)
  • CIS-301:Management Information Systems
(3)
  • MAN-435:Project Management
(3)
  • Network Technology
(3)
  • Current Trends and Applications of AST
(3)
B. Information Technology Electives** 12
III. Electives 15
Total 120
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BSAST Degree in Information Technology and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 23
  • Technical Writing
(3)
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
(3)
  • Statistics
(3)
  • College Algebra
(3)
  • Higher Level Math above College Algebra
(3)
  • Physics I with Lab
(4)
  • Physics II with Lab
(4)

**various certifications may be used to satisfy some or all of the Information Technology elective requirements

  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Students may earn credits by selected technical certifications, testing, online courses, courses at other regionally accredited institutions or through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

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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