Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program offers to the students a technical training and a basic foundation in the most demanded computer software applications as well as a general background in many computer concepts and techniques. Our graduates are ready to get positions as entry-level in application system specialist, user support specialist, and computer information managers. The program also includes a fifteen-credit-hour component of General Education/Liberal Arts courses. FNU awards an Associate of Science Degree upon graduation.

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 60 CREDITS)

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (19 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3

HUMANITIES (3 CREDITS)

BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     

CORE REQUIREMENTS (30 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1516c
    Spreadsheet Applications
    3
  • CGS 1788c
    Graphics Design I - Adobe
    3
  • CGS 1820 C
    Web Programming I
    3
  • CGS 2540c
    Database Management System - MOS***
    4
  • CNT 2000c
    Networking Essentials - Network+
    3
  • COP 1250c
    Java Programming I
    4
  • CTS 2151c
    Computer Repair I - CompTia A+
    3
  • CTS 2152c
    Computer Repair II - CompTia A+
    3
  • CTS 2300c
    Client Operating Systems - MCSA
    4

SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (11 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1500C
    Word Processing
    3
  • CGS 1522C
    Microsoft Office Specialist / PowerPoint
    3
  • CGS 3092
    Cyberethics
    3
  • CIS 2202
    Introduction to Computer Forensics
    3
  • CNT 2401
    Network Security
    4
  • CTS 1651
    LAN Switching and Wireless
    4
  • CTS 2155C
    IT Help Desk Support - CompTia A+
    4
  • CTS 2302C
    Active Directory Service
    4
  • CTS 2328C
    Server Installation, Configuration & Adm.
    4
  • CTS 2650
    Routing Protocols and Concepts
    4

All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.

*General Education (see page 219)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
*** Microsoft Office Professional (MOS) certification.
MCSA = Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
MTA = Microsoft Technology Associates Certification – Developer Track
Network+ = Skills to design, configure and manage computer networks
CompTia A+ = Hardwar/Software and Support of IT Technologies
Adobe = Adobe Certified Expert on Photoshop