2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Information Technology - Data Management Diploma (D25590D)

The Information Technology Integration (IT) curriculum with a diploma in Data Management prepares graduates for positions working with electronic data and records with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, communicate, and store information.

Course work includes development of a student's ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to information support and services as well as records management. Students will develop an ability to design and program databases and spreadsheets, as well as perform data analysis.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

CTI 110Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation
2
2

3

CTI 120Network & Sec Foundation
2
2

3

CTS 120Hardware/Software Support
2
3

3

CTS 130Spreadsheet
2
2

3

DBA 110Database Concepts
2
3

3

NOS 110Operating Systems Concepts
2
3

3

OST 130Comprehensive Keyboarding
2
2

3

OST 181Intro to Office Systems
2
2

3

OST 184Records Management
2
2

3

Total Major Hours: 30

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 7

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

CTI 110Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation
2
2

3

CTI 120Network & Sec Foundation
2
2

3

CTS 120Hardware/Software Support
2
3

3

NOS 110Operating Systems Concepts
2
3

3

OST 130Comprehensive Keyboarding
2
2

3

OST 184Records Management
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
14
18
22

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CTS 130Spreadsheet
2
2

3

DBA 110Database Concepts
2
3

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

OST 181Intro to Office Systems
2
2

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
12
7
15

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37