Computer Information Technology

(A.A.A.S. degree)

The Computer Information Technology curriculum prepares the two-year career student to manage a computer network, connect and represent that network to the Internet community and service and support network hardware and software. The student also learns business skills needed to relate to the business community a CIT professional frequently serves. Hands-on training in the well-equipped Computer Information Technology lab integrates theory, practice and professional techniques.

Hesston College is a Novell Authorized Training Partner (NATP) and a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance. Specific courses and certification requirements are subject to industry changes. The college reserves the right to make substitutions in program requirements as necessary to offer the most current opportunities for students.

Required Program Courses: 27 hours (grade of C or better required):
Computer core (required): Web Authoring and Publishing, Website Design, Networking Technologies, Service and Support, Computer Programming I, Computer Network Administration.
Business electives (choose three): Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Financial Accounting I, Business Communication, Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Exploring Business.

First Year Fall Program courses
Computer Programming I
Exploring Business
Recommended courses
First-Year Seminar
College Writing I
Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
electives

Spring Program courses
Web Authoring and Publishing
Networking Technologies
Recommended courses
Biblical Literature
Speech Communication
mathematics course

Second Year Fall Program courses
Principles of Macroeconomics
Website Design
Service and Support
Recommended courses
natural science course
responsibility course

Spring Program courses
Computer Network Administration
business elective
Recommended courses
humanities course
integration course
electives

Recommended electives: Advanced Excel, Personal Finance, Desktop Publications, Introduction to Accounting Software, Cooperative Education.

Catalog 2014-15