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General Information Technology (GITAS)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Fort Omaha Campus, Sarpy Center, South Omaha Campus, Online

Information Technology is an integral part of today’s business environment. This degree provides a process where students can customize an IT degree to meet the needs and requirements of current and future IT jobs.

Graduation Requirements

General education

27.0–27.5

Major requirements

32.0

Option requirements

40.5

Total credit hours required

99.5–100.0

General education requirements (27.0-27.5 credit hrs.)

The general education requirements for this degree program exceed the minimum standard number of hours. For more information, contact Student Services.

Communications

English level I

4.5

English level II

4.5

Humanities/social sciences

Humanities/social sciences

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

OR

MATH 1420College AlgebraONLINE

5.0

MATH 1420: Students transferring to a four-year institution must take this course. Additional prerequisite(s) may be required.

Other

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Major requirements for General Information Technology (32.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

INFO 1002Introduction to Information TechnologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1003Introduction to Computer ProgrammingONLINEHYBRID

5.0

INFO 1111Linux Operating Systems IONLINE

4.5

INFO 1023Networking EssentialsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1110Windows Operating Systems IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1311Web Page CreationONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1620Introduction to Database DesignONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Option requirements for General Information Technology (40.5 credit hrs.)

Students are required to meet with designated faculty after completing six core courses to plan the remainder of the course of study. Students build their degree from any of the Information Technology degree options, Computer Technology Transfer degrees, Microcomputer Technology certificate options, or the Electronics Technology degree. Students must take 18.0 credit hours of advanced coursework plus a capstone course.

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning careers in general information technology after two years of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

English level I

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1003Introduction to Computer ProgrammingONLINEHYBRID

5.0

Total Credit Hours:14.0

Second quarter

INFO 1002Introduction to Information TechnologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1110Windows Operating Systems IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1620Introduction to Database DesignONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter

English level II

4.5

INFO 1023Networking EssentialsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1311Web Page CreationONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Fourth quarter

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1111Linux Operating Systems IONLINE

4.5

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

OR

MATH 1420College AlgebraONLINE

5.0

Total Credit Hours:13.5-14

Second Year

Fifth quarter

INFO Elective

4.5

INFO Elective

4.5

INFO Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Sixth quarter

INFO Elective

4.5

INFO Elective

4.5

INFO Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Seventh quarter

INFO Elective

4.5

INFO Elective

4.5

Social sciences elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Eighth quarter

INFO Capstone course

4.5

Total Credit Hours:4.5

Students who complete an Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology at MCC have completed the major requirements for Bellevue University. Students need to take at least 30.0 semester hours at Bellevue and can take additional coursework at MCC toward their Bellevue University degree.