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