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2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems Technology & Management: Technology Concentration (AS)


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Division of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Students completing Information Systems Technology & Management: Technology will be knowledgeable and experienced in systems and technologies. Students will be able to: support various types of technologies related to operating systems, have experience working with various web technologies related to design, understand fundamental cyber security issues, know how to support and build Computer Networks in Windows and Linux, design, create and use databases, and write scripts to perform administrative operations related to computer systems

The current job market requires that students have a broader background that includes exposure to the latest technologies related to web technologies as well as cyber security and exposure to administrative tasks in the Windows and Linux systems. This degree will prepare students for careers in fields related to helpdesk, technology, networks, and web support.

Students completing this program will be prepared and are encouraged to gain industry credentials by taking industry standard examinations offered by leading Networking and Cybersecurity certification organizations.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in Information Systems Technology & Management: Technology is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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credits: 13


First Year: Semester 2


credits: 17/18


Second Year: Semester 1


credits: 14/15


Second Year: Semester 2


  • Social Science Elective 3
  • Humanities Elective 3
     
  • Humanities Elective 3
    or
  • Social Science Elective 3
     
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 4

credits: 16


Total Credits: 61/63


Program Notes


Humanities Electives:


Art, Communications, English (EN 103), ESL (ES 100  or higher, up to 6 credits), Film, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, Music, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Theater Arts

Social Science Electives:


Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Law and Society (LA 230 ), Psychology, Sociology

Graduation Competency


Quantitative skills is a MassBay graduation competency for associate degree programs. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate this competency by completing a 100-level math course (not MAC); or placing into a 200-level mathematics course.

 

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