Jan 26, 2020  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog 
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog

Information Systems Technology, A.A.S.

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CIP Code: 52.1201
NOVA Code: 2990

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

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for those who seek employment in the field of information technology, for those who are presently in that field and who wish to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills in information technology.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English, high school algebra and geometry, and computer keyboarding skills.

Two Years

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Systems Technology: 65 credits

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

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

2 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives .

3 Select from the following: ITP 112 , ITP 120 , ITP 130 , ITP 132 , ITP 136 , or ITP 225 .

4 Select from the following: CST 100 , CST 110 , CST 126 , or CST 229 .

5 The total of 15 credit hours of IT Electives must be met through any combination of IT courses (ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP) that are not already included in the degree.

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