May 26, 2019  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog 
  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog

Information Technology, A.S.


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CIP Code: 11.0103
NOVA Code: 3400 

Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in information technology.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements, please consult a counselor or academic advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 4 units of mathematics (Algebra I-II, geometry and precalculus); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Information Technology: 61 credits


IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.

1 Select from HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 121 , or HIS 122 . Other HIS courses may be taken after consultation with an academic advisor.

2 Credit will not be awarded for both Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261  and MTH 263 . Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 262  and MTH 264 .

3 May substitute the SDV 101  Orientation section related to this program.

4 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives .

5 Students with a qualifying placement test score may wish to take MTH 261  rather than MTH 263 . Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261  and MTH 263 .

6 Students planning to transfer should contact their academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

7 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

8 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121 -ENV 122 , physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, excluding NAS 161 -NAS 162 , listed under General Education Electives . Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

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