Computer Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Computer and Graphics Technology – CGT2

The Computer Technology Computer and Graphics Technology program is designed primarily for students seeking employment with organizations that use computers to process, design, manage, and communicate information. The program prepares individuals to provide technical assistance, support, and advice to computer users to help troubleshoot software and hardware problems. Includes instruction in computer concepts, information systems, networking, operating systems, computer hardware, the Internet, software applications, help desk concepts and problem solving, and principles of customer service.

FIRST SEMESTER
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I — 3 SCH
ARTC 1413 Digital Publishing I — 3 SCH
ARTC 1453 Computer Illustration — 3 SCH
GISC 1311 Introduction to GIS — 3 SCH
IMED 1316 Web Design I — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 15 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
ARTC 2440 Computer Illustrations II — 4 SCH
IMED 1445 Interactive Digital Media — 4 SCH
SBS/GOVT/HIST — 3 SCH
ITSC 2321 Integrated Software Applications II — 3 SCH
ITSE 1331 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology — 4 SCH
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development — 3 SCH
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce — 3 SCH
ENGL 1301 English Composition I — 3 SCH
Creative Arts/LPC — 3 SCH

TOTAL: 16 SCH

FOURTH SEMESTER
CPMT 1411 Introduction to Computer Maintenance — 4 SCH
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration — 3 SCH
SPCH Oral Communication — 3 SCH
• IMED 2315 Web Design II* — 4 SCH
LP Sciences/Mathematics — 3/4 SCH
TOTAL: 17/18 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree: 63/64


Certificate of Completion Computer and Graphics Technology I – CGT1

The Computer Technology – User and Computer Support Certificate of Completion II is a level-two award designed primarily for students seeking employment with organizations that use computers to process, design, manage, and communicate information. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer software in the solution of business and scientific problems, design and development of Web pages, and desktop computer hardware and software support.

FIRST SEMESTER
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I — 3 SCH
ARTC 1413 Digital Publishing I — 4 SCH
ARTC 1453 Computer Illustration — 4 SCH
GISC 1311 Introduction to GIS — 3 SCH
IMED 1316 Web Design I — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
ARTC 2440 Computer Illustrations II — 4 SCH
IMED 1445 Interactive Digital Media — 4 SCH
IMED 2315 Web Design II — 3 SCH
ITSC 2321 Integrated Software Applications II — 3 SCH
ITSE 1331 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
CPMT 1411 Introduction to Computer Maintenance — 4 SCH
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology — 4 SCH
• IMED 2311 Portfolio Development — 3 SCH
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration — 3 SCH
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 51


Certificate of Completion Computer and Graphics Technology II – CGR1

The Computer Technology – User and Computer Support Certificate of Completion I is a level-one award is designed primarily for students seeking employment with organizations that use computers to process, design, manage, and communicate information. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer software in the solution of business and scientific problems, design and development of Web pages, and desktop computer software support.

FIRST SEMESTER
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I — 3 SCH
ARTC 1413 Digital Publishing I — 4 SCH
ARTC 1453 Computer Illustration — 4 SCH
GISC 1311 Introduction to GIS — 3 SCH
IMED 1316 Web Design I — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
ARTC 2440 Computer Illustrations II — 4 SCH
IMED 1445 Interactive Digital Media — 4 SCH
• IMED 2315 Web Design II — 3 SCH
ITSC 2321 Integrated Software Applications II — 3 SCH
ITSE 1331 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 34


Certificate of Completion Application Specialization – AS1

The Computer Technology Application Specialization curriculum provides students with an introduction to data processing and allow persons already engaged in business and industry to increase their computer knowledge.

FIRST SEMESTER
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I — 3 SCH
ARTC 1413 Digital Publishing I — 4 SCH
ARTC 1453 Computer Illustration — 4 SCH
GISC 1311 Introduction to GIS — 3 SCH
• IMED 1316 Web Design I — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 17 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 17


Associate of Applied Science Computer and Network Maintenance Technology – CNET2

This program is designed to prepare students with concepts and skills required for entry-level employment into computer support and maintenance careers. Completion prepares the student with CISCO routing skills.

FIRST SEMESTER
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I — 3 SCH
CPMT 1411 Introduction to Computer Maintenance — 4 SCH
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology — 4 SCH
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 14 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
ITCC 1408 Intro. to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) — 4 SCH
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications — 3 SCH
ITCC 1475 Introduction to Networks — 4 SCH
SPCH Oral Communication — 3 SCH
Creative Arts/LPC — 3 SCH

TOTAL: 17 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 – Routing Protocols & Concepts — 4 SCH
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration — 3 SCH
ENGL 1301 English Composition I or BUSI 1304 Business Report Writing & Correspondence — 3 SCH
IMED 1316 Web Design I — 3 SCH
LP Sciences/Mathematics — 3/4 SCH
TOTAL: 16/17 SCH

FOURTH SEMESTER
• CPMT 2449 Advanced Computer Networking Technology* or • CPMT 2488 Internship – Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician — 4 SCH
ITCC 2408 Cisco Exploration 3 – LAN Switching and Wireless — 4 SCH
ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 – Accessing the WAN — 4 SCH
SBS/GOVT/HIST — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 15 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree: 62/63


Certificate of Completion Computer Maintenance Technology – MT1

FIRST SEMESTER
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration — 3 SCH
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra — 3 SCH
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology — 4 SCH
CPMT 1411 Introduction to Computer Maintenance — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 14 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
ITCC 1408 Intro. to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) — 4 SCH
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications — 3 SCH
ITCC 1475 Introduction to Networks — 4 SCH
• CPMT Capstone Course* — 4 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 29


Certificate of Completion Network Maintenance Technology – NET1

FIRST SEMESTER
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology — 4 SCH
CPMT 1411 Introduction to Computer Maintenance — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 8 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
ITCC 1475 Introduction to Networks — 4 SCH
ITCC 1476 Routing & Switching Essentials — 4 SCH
ITCC 1408 Intro. to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 12 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
• CPMT 2449 Advanced Computer Networking Technology* or • CPMT 2488 Internship: Computer Installation & Repair Technology* — 4 SCH
ITCC 2478 Scaling Networks — 4 SCH
ITCC 2479 Connecting Networks — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 12 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 32

Notes:

Cert-NET1 revision pending THECB approval.

*The capstone experience will be assigned by the Lead Instructor as CPMT 2449 or CPMT 2488.

• Students should plan to take indicated capstone course in their last semester and should speak with their advisor prior to registering for the final semester.
Core curriculum courses are shown in bold type. If a particular course is not specified, refer to Core Curriculum Options.

LP Science = Life and Physical Science
LPC = Language, Philosophy and Culture
GOVT PS = Government/Political Science
SBS = Social/Behavioral Science