Sep 22, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Technology - A.A.S.


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The Computer Information Technology degree is designed to prepare our students for work in the growing sector of Information Technology.  The curriculum includes courses that will lead to industry certifications such as CompTIA A+, Networking+, Server Administration and Security+.  Students will be prepared to work in supporting capacity within the computer environment.  Duties performed include network installation, assisting in systems analysis and design, and database management.  The graduate could be expected to assume responsibilities by titles including Entry Level Programmers, Computer Operators, Local Area Networks Administrator, Support Specialist, or Computer Technician.

Computer Literacy Requirement:  Students in this degree program must prove Computer Literacy during the first semester of study.  See www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/


There are two concentrations within this program from which to choose:

Option One - Networking Concentration

Option Two - Programming Concentration

General Education Requirements - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts  Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (3)

Concentration: Choose One Option


Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary Median
Computer Network Support Specialist $55,000 $74,999
Web Developers $55,000 $55,000

Career and salary information taken from http://www.bls.gov/.  Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Spring Semester Option 1 & 2 - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester Option 1 Networking Concentration - Credits (15)


Second Year - Spring Semester Option 1 Networking Concentration - Credits (15)


  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester Option 2 Programming Concentration - Credits (15)


Second Year - Spring Semester Option 2 Programming Concentration - Credits (15)


  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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