Hardware and software configuration, customer support operations and internet programming
The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Computer Information Technology degree program prepares students for respected careers as developers, programmers, programmer-analysts, database developers or web developers. Students will study program and systems design, computer communications, database development, web development, customer support and software development in specific languages. Our relationship with Microsoft’s Developer Network Academic Alliance allows you to download a free, licensed copy of the Microsoft server and developer applications, operating systems and integrated development environments for programming languages taught in your classes. A 50-hour internship is included in the program to provide valuable work experience.
This degree program allows students to focus on one of four career tracks:
- Software Development Track: This track allows for specialization in software development using modern languages. Students may select 9 credits from C language, C++, C#, Java, Java EE or Visual Basic.NET, ASP.NET, CAPM, Special Topics or Introduction to IT.
- Web Track: This track allows for specialization in web development using modern web technologies. Students may select 9 credits from web design, web management, Special Topics or Introduction to IT.
- Database Track: This track allows for specialization in database development using modern database technologies. Students may select 9 credits from Oracle SQL and PL/SQL, database administration, M.S. Access database, Special Topics or Introduction to IT.
- Data Science Track: This track allows for specialization in data science. Students may select 9 credits from programming in Python, SAS, R and data analytics, big data and data warehousing.
Nationally Ranked Program
FSCJ's A.S. in Computer Information Technology is ranked #7 by TheBestSchools.org for the best online associate in Information Technology degree programs.
This recognition is based on the quality of the program, the types of courses offered, faculty, rankings, awards and reputation.