AAS — Emerging Computer Technology

The 60-credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Emerging Computer Technology degree offers students both theory and hands-on training in computer equipment servicing and networking. The program prepares graduates for immediate entry-level employment with a company of any size that utilizes computer technology. Graduates will acquire the knowledge and skills required to cultivate a successful career in the continually expanding field of computer service and networking.

Employment

The fields of computers and technology are expected to continue growing. Employers look for people who have strong problem-solving and analytical skills and the ability to communicate well with a variety of people. Employment opportunities are available in companies of any size that utilize computer technology, such as business management companies, hospitals, colleges and universities, local, state and federal agencies, and private enterprises.

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Next Steps

Graduates adding industry certification such as A+, Network+ or CCNA have an advantage in the computer support field.

College Readiness

A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Degree Requirements

  
Course #Course NameCredit
ENGL 1111College Writing I3.00
MATH 1110College Algebra3.00
PSYC 1105General Psychology3.00
SPCH 1110Intro to Public Speaking3.00
ACCT 1000Financial Information for Life3.00
ADMS 1116Business Communications3.00
CPTR 1104Computerized Business Applications3.00
CPTR 1106Microcomputer Databases3.00
CRLT 1102Contemporary Career Search1.00
CPTR 1138Information Systems3.00
CPTR 1142Network Essentials3.00
CPTR 1148Microcomputer Operating Systems3.00
CTEC 1106Helpdesk Operations3.00
CTEC 1108E-Merging Technologies3.00
CTEC 1100Security Essentials2.00
MKTG 1108Customer Relations Mgmt3.00
SUPL 1120Supervisory Leadership3.00
 Technical Electives9
 General Education Electives3
Total Credits: 60