Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Sep 22, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019

Associate of Science: Computer Information Technology


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The Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology (CIT) provides students with an introductory set of computer skills relevant to today’s IT field to include areas as diverse as beginning computer programming, database development and administration, software and application design, and Internet development. Students will actively learn how to meet business and communication needs utilizing best computing practices. In addition to introductory technical skills, CIT associates degree majors will also be equipped with a core business education, all with a Christ-centered perspective enabling them to demonstrate excellence in the workplace and in their lives beyond the classroom. With this technical skill set, CIT majors will find themselves prepared for introductory positions in a variety of potential areas, such as computer programming and coding, technical support and application, and web design, as well as other emerging technical fields.

This program provides students the general education and foundational requirements necessary should students wish to go on to complete a bachelor’s degree in computer information technology. Please refer to the specific program catalog page for additional requirements for the Bachelor of Science: Computer Information Technology   degree program.

The A.S. requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 33 credit hours of general education, 15 credit hours of computer information technology courses, and 12 hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits can be used toward the A.S. degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the AS degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the A.S. degree program.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (33 hours)
Computer Information Technology Major (15 hours)
Electives (12 hours)

General Education Core (33 credit hours)


Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)


Biblical Studies (3 credit hours)


Communications (9 credit hours)


Written Communication


Additional Written Communication


History, Behavioral, and Social Sciences (6 credit hours)


Humanities (6 credit hours)


Choose courses from two different disciplines. PHL 205A  is required.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Natural Science (3 credit hours)


Choose one science course.

Graduation Requirements for Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology


The faculty recommends students in the A.S. in Computer Information Technology to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
  2. A letter grade of D or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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