Information Technology, Information Systems, AAS

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Program Intro

The Information Technology (IT)–A25590P 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 the development of student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use the 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.

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  • CIS 110 – Introduction to Computers
    This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer.
  • CTS 120 – Hardware/Software Support
    This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations, and interactions with software.


  • CTI 120 – Network & Sec Foundation
    This course introduces students to the Network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards.
  • NOS 110 – Operating System Concepts
    This course introduces students to a broad range of operating system concepts, including installation and maintenance.


  • CCT 110 – Intro to Cyber Crime
    This course introduces and explains the various types of offenses that qualify as cybercrime activity.
  • NOS 130 – Windows Single User
    This course introduces operating system concepts for single-user systems.


  • CTI 141 – Cloud & Storage Concepts
    This course introduces cloud computing and storage concepts.
  • NET 125 – Introduction to Networks
    This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks.


  • CSC 121 – Python Programming
    This course introduces computer programming using the Python programming language.
  • NOS 230 – Windows Administration I
    This course covers the installation and configuration of a Windows Server operating system.

Paying for College

What is financial aid? Financial aid is money that is given or borrowed to help pay for college. It can come from federal, state, local, school and private entities. North Carolina and the federal government award millions of dollars each year to help students pay for college. Don’t forget Scholarships! Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

Paying for College
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Who to Contact

For more information:
Shaneir Faison
Computer Information Technology Program Chair/Instructor

Science/LAP (Bldg 027), Room 103
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 616
Fax: (252) 233-6879

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