Computer Information Technology

The Computer Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs.

Coursework will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Computer Information Technology Degree (A25260)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Computer Information Technology

Curriculum Code: A25260

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

FALL SEMESTER (1st Year)
Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 2 3 3
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept 3 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 3
NET 125 Networking Basics* or 1 4 3
NET 110 Networking Concepts** (2) (2) (3)
11 9 16
SPRING SEMESTER (1st Year)
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming 2 3 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 3
MAT 140/140A Survey of Mathematics/Lab 3 2 4
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3 0 3
12 11 16
SUMMER SEMESTER (1st Year)
CSC 239 Adv Visual Basic Programming 2 3 3
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3 0 3
NOS 120 Linux/Unix Single User 2 2 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 3
9 7 12
FALL SEMESTER (2nd Year)
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3
CTS 285 Systems Analysis and Design 3 0 3
NOS 220 Linux/Unix Administration I 2 2 3
NOS 230 Windows Administration I 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
12 7 15
SPRING SEMESTER (2nd Year)
COM 120 Interpersonal Communication or 3 0 3
COM 140 Intercultural Communication (3) (0) (3)
CTS 250 User Support and Software Evaluation 2 2 3
CTS 289 System Support Project 1 4 3
NOS 231 Windows Administration II 2 2 3
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology or 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology*** (3) (0) (3)
11 8 15
Total Semester Hours:  74
*NET 125 substitutes for NET 110.
**NET 110 does not substitute for NET 125.
***PSY 150 is a transferable course.

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 160 Introduction to Film
ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 211 Humanities I
ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 211 Theatre History I MUS 210 History of Rock Music
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 213 Opera and Music Theatre
ENG 231 American Literature I PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
ENG 232 American Literature II PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
ENG 241 British Literature I REL 112 Western Religions
ENG 242 British Literature II REL 211 Intro to Old Testament
ENG 261 World Literature I REL 212 Intro to New Testament
ENG 262 World Literature II REL 221 Religion in America
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture


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