LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022

Information Technology, AAS


The Information Technology program is specifically designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in fields related to Information Technology.  The curriculum offers flexibility in meeting students’ career needs. This program of study leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Information Technology.  Students can earn various credit diplomas and stackable industry certifications while concurrently earning this AAS.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Information Technology program website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Information Technology pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

Competencies


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate appropriate use of system software in computer technology.
  2. Design system software for a defined user group.
  3. Select hardware and software applications specific to the needs of various user groups.
  4. Identify needed changes in hardware and/or software use necessary for efficiency.

First Semester


Choice Points


  • Enter the job market or continue working on AAS in Information Technology or AAS in Cybersecurity.

Milestones


  • Completion of Datacenter Technician Credit Diploma
  • Eligible to sit for CompTIA A+ Operating Systems, A+ PC Hardware, and Server+ certifications.

Semester Total: 16 Credits


Second Semester


Choice Points


  • Enter the job market or continue working on AAS in Information Technology or AAS Cybersecurity.

Milestones


  • Completion of Network Administrator (CCNA) Credit Diploma.
  • Eligible to sit for COMPTIA Security + and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) industry certifications.

Semester Total: 18 Credits


Third Semester


Choice Points


  • Enter the job market or continue working on AAS in Information Technology

Milestones


  • Eligible to sit for Microsoft MCSA Server 2019 Part 1 and CompTIA Linux+ industry certifications.

Semester Total: 18 Credits


Fourth Semester


Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Eligible to sit for Microsoft MCSA parts 2 & 3.
  • Completion of Systems Administrator Credit Diploma.
  • Completion of AAS in Information Technology.

Semester Total: 17 Credits


Program Credit Hour Total: 69 Credits


Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. The Information Technology degree is intended to give students the academic coursework helpful in obtaining the potential jobs. Possible careers in or related to Information Technology include Computer Support Specialist, User Support Technician, Information Technology Specialist/Technician, Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, and Infrastructure Administrator.

Additional information on careers in Information Technology is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

This degree is well suited for those who may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science, Applied Management degree at Laramie County Community College.

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.