Nov 24, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology: Web Administration and Design (A25590E)

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

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.

The Information Technology: Web Administration and Design program prepares graduates for careers in the information technology arena using computers and mobile devices to disseminate and collect information via the Internet. Course work in this program covers the terminology and use of computers, Internet-ready devices, servers, databases, programming languages, as well as Internet applications, site development and design. Studies will provide opportunity for students to learn related industry standards. Students graduating from the Information Technology: Web Administration and Design program should qualify for career opportunities as designers, administrators, or developers in the areas of Internet and mobile applications, websites, web services, and related areas of Internet technologies.

General Education Courses:

English/Communications (6 SHC)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 SHC)

Mathematics (3-4 SHC)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 SHC)

Required Subject Areas:

Major Course Elective:

Students are required to take a minimum of 3 SHC from the following:

Total Semester Hours of Credit in Program: 75/76

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:

Students who elect to take MAT 152 from above:

Students who elect to take MAT 171 from above:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Fall - 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 13 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 18

Spring - 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 11 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 18

Summer - 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 8/9 | Lab 2 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 9/10

Total Hours: Class 10 | Lab 13/14 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16

Spring - 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 7/8 | Lab 8/10 | Clin/WkExp 20 | Credit 14

Grand Total Hours: Class 50/52 | Lab 48/50 | Clin/WkExp 20 | Credit 75/76

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