Associate of Science in Information Technology

Information is the lifeblood of any organization. As more data proliferates from e-communications and web-based initiatives, businesses must continually create more robust systems and applications to handle it. Colorado Technical University’s Associate of Science in Information Technology degree aims to help you gain the skills you need to hit the ground running. Combining the study of business, hardware technologies and coding, this dynamic program can help you learn practical IT solutions for a wide range of business challenges. You can gain proficiencies on industry-current software tools, learn basic network architecture and setup and understand general protocols of data communication.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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  • Total Credits 

    93
  • Program Availability

    Colorado Springs | Denver

Program Details

Program Outline
Courses
Tuition
Ways to Save
Outcomes
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  • Program Outline

    The Associate of Science in Information Technology degree satisfies the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management degree programs.

  • Courses

    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    ENGL104Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
    HUMELEHumanities Elective4.5
    MATH109Introduction to Algebra4.5
    MATH112Analytic College Algebra4.5
    PHIL101Introduction to Ethics4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
    SOCL102Introductory Sociology4.5
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    Total Credit Hours:57
    Courses: Core
    CS126Unix Fundamentals4
     
    CS250Fundamentals of Database Systems4
    or
    CS251Fundamentals of Database Systems4
     
    CSS150Introduction to Computer Security4
    EM200Introduction to Website Development4
    IT106Introduction to Programming Logic4
     
    IT140Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments4
    or
    IT Elective
     
    IT190Introduction to IT4
    IT204Fundamentals of Networking4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    Total Credit Hours:36

    Total Credit Hours: 93

  • Tuition

    Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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  • Ways to Save

    Ways to Save

    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU associate degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right associate degree. Potential career paths for those who earn an Associate of Science in Information Technology degree include:1

    • Systems Engineer
    • Software Engineer
    • Systems Analyst
    • Network Specialist
    • Applications Engineer
    • Application Developer
    • Software Developer
    • Applications Analyst
    • Technical Analyst
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