IT-Data Reporting & Analytics

Curriculum Description

Information Technology

Career Cluster:    
Web and Digital Communications, Information Support and Services, Programming and Software Development, and Network Systems

Pathway:              Information Technology

Program Major    Information Technology

Pathway Description

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Information Technology with an emphasis in Data Reporting & Analytics.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25590DR REVISED
NC CIP: 11.0103
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 2 2 0 3
CTI 110 Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 110
OR
Freshman Composition REVISED REQUISITE Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BAS 120 Intro to Analytics 2 3 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
DBA 120 Database Programming I Requisite 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
MAT 143
OR
Quantitative Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite (3) (2) (0) (4)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 10
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
DBA 125 Database Reporting Requisite 2 2 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 114
OR
Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing Requisite 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 130 Spreadsheet Requisite 2 2 0 3
DBA 210 Database Administration Requisite 2 3 0 3
DBA 230 Database in Corp Environs 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Elective List 1 ** ** ** 1
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 5
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 13

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 115 Database Applications Requisite 2 2 0 3
DBA 130 Intro to noSQL Databases 2 2 0 3
DBA 289 Database Project Requisite 1 4 0 3
___ ___ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 221
OR
SQL Server DB Prog II Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
DBA 223 MySQL DB Programming II Requisite 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 10
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 64

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

2017FA State Curriculum Standard Revision; new title and code; repackaged only.

Elective List 1 – Select 1 credit hour: BAS 121, CTS 230, CTS 240, DBA 285, HBI 110, NOS 130, WBL 111, WBL 121, WBL 131, WEB 141

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one: ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, MUS 110, PHI 240

Social/Behavioral Science Elective – Select one: ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, PSY 118, PSY 150, SOC 210

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

A25590DR REVISED