Information Technology/Computer Careers

Information Technology/Computer Careers



This degree offers the skills necessary for computer application development and design. The .NET framework will be used to design, code, document, and implement computer applications. Exposure to database management systems and Client/Server Computing will further familiarize students with the current trends in distributed processing.

Program Title:
Information Technology/Computer Careers

Award Type:
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Credits: Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60
Award Outcomes:
  • Construct web based applications
  • Write an application that makes use of common business information systems environments
  • Create graphical user interfaces
  • Create an application that demonstrates the principles of object oriented design
  • Design and code business applications
  • Develop code using software and languages common to the industry
  • Generate data structures using relational databases
  • Use a structured approach to solving business problems using a SDLC Methodology
  • Analyze business communication systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of program flow and control by writing appropriate application code

Career Opportunities:
Positions are available as Computer Programmers.

Choose Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 42 Credits
CCIS1000 Information Systems 3
CCIS1505 Fundamentals of Programming 4
CCIS2575 .NET Programming I 4
CCIS2585 .NET Programming II 4
CCIS2610 XML I 4
CCIS2645 Introduction to ASP.NET 4
CCIS2701 Database Design and SQL 4
CCIS2781 SQL Server TransactSQL 4
CCIS2801 Systems Analysis 4
CCIS2841 Client/Server Computing 4
Technical Studies Electives: 3 Credits
Any BUSN -or- CCIS course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.
General Education Required: 12 Credits
ENGL2121 Writing and Research 4
ENGL2125 Technical Writing 3

Choose one of the following:
COMM2050 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM2060 Small Group Communication 3
COMM2130 Public Speaking 3

Choose one of the following: Any course from Goal 2 (Critical Thinking)
Goal 4 (Mathematical/Logical Reasoning) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum 3

Choose one of the following: Any course from Goal 5 (History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Goal 9 (Ethics and Civic Responsibility) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum 3
General Education Electives: 3 Credits
Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses meet the guidelines of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).