Dec 03, 2022  
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems Technology, Programming Specialization (AAS)


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Associate of Applied Science Degree
Code: 299-07
Not designed as a Transfer Program


Purpose:  The degree program is designed for persons who seek full-time or part-time employment in a computer-related field immediately upon completion of the program.  Both persons who are seeking their first employment or those presently in the field who are seeking promotion may benefit from this program.  The degree program is not intended to transfer to a four-year college or university. 

Occupational Objective:  Career development for individuals seeking positions such as application specialist, computer programmer, full stack developer, front-end developer, web developer, and application developer.  

Graduation Requirement:  Students entering this associate degree program are required to take one writing intensive course in order to graduate.  The writing intensive course for this program is ITP 251   which has a prerequisite of ENG 111   and a co-requisite of ENG 112 .  Students who are awarded transfer credit for this course from another institution may fulfill the writing intensive (WIC) requirement for this degree program by completing another writing intensive course. 2. Beginning in Fall 2020, students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement course to graduate.

Total minimum credits: 63


Students may substitute a higher-level math course in place of MTH 131 .

A list of courses that fulfills the requirements for Humanities and Social Science Electives can be found on the Transfer Course Electives  page. Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the Humanities Elective requirement for this degree program.  

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