AAS, Computer Information Technology

Computer Programming

The Computer Information Technology,  AAS, Computer Programming provides students with entry level programming skills. Computer programming professionals must also have a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies, as well as strong problem solving and analysis skills. They must be able to think logically and have strong verbal and written communication skills.


Students completing the degree will:

  • Have the technical proficiency required to design and program a solution to a stated problem.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of dynamic data structures and generic methods.
  • Have the ability to communicate and work effectively with members of a team and members of external groups.

AAS degrees are generally non-transfer degrees that are designed for students to enter the workforce.

To earn an AAS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AAS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
Highly Recommended: 3
Business Speech Communications
Fundamentals of Speech Communications
Introduction to Group Communication
Highly Recommended: 3
Composition I 1
Composition I for International Students
Composition II
Composition II For International Students
Technical Communications I
Technical Communications II
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science3
Human Relations3
Highly Recommended:
Leadership and Human Relations
Pre-Calculus I
Additional College Requirements
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions3
Degree Requirements
CIT 112Network +3
CIT 114IT Essentials4
CIT 151Beginning Web Development3
CIT 180Database Concepts and SQL3
CIT 263Project Management3
CIT 130Beginning Java3
CIT 134Beginning C# Programming3
CIT 230Advanced Java3
CIT 234Advanced C# Programming3
CS 105Introduction to Computing3
CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals
Computer Science I
Pre-Calculus II
Total Units60
Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
CIT 114 IT Essentials 4
CS 105 Introduction to Computing 3
English 3 3
MATH 126 Pre-Calculus I 3
 Semester Total13
2nd semester
CIT 112 Network + 3
CIT 130 Beginning Java 3
CIT 151 Beginning Web Development 3
Science 2 3
Social Science/Humanities/Diversity 3 3
 Semester Total15
3rd semester
CIT 134 Beginning C# Programming 3
CIT 180 Database Concepts and SQL 3
CIT 230 Advanced Java 3
Human Relations 3 3
Communications 3 3
 Semester Total15
4th semester
CIT 234 Advanced C# Programming 3
CIT 263 Project Management 3
Electives 5-8
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 2 3
 Semester Total17
 Total Units60