Sep 22, 2019  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Computer and Information Technologies, A.A.S.


CIP: 11.0101
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math, 505-428-1862

This degree provides students with the skills necessary to enter the workplace technically competent in the fields of computers and technology. It combines theoretical learning and industry certification preparation with the benefits of hands-on training and exercises to provide a breadth of knowledge in the computer information technology field.

NOTE: A.A.S. degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in specific occupations; they are not generally intended to transfer to four-year institutions. For more information on transfer, refer to the Transfer of Credit  section of this catalog, or speak with an academic advisor.

Students can earn the following certificates included in this degree:

Program Learning Outcomes


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

  • Identify the function of a variety of computer software applications.
  • Provide accurate technical explanations of the role of the major components of a PC.
  • Perform routine network administrative tasks, including Network Operating System (NOS) installations and upgrades, user administration, and resource sharing.
  • Troubleshoot and repair various network and PC problems.
  • Identify, organize, plan, and allocate resources effectively in the computer work environment.
  • Use programming languages to solve problems.
  • Identify and correct computer security risks.

General Education Requirements: (21 Credits)


Mathematics (4 Credits)


Laboratory Science (4 Credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences or Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)


Health and Wellness (1 Credit)


Related Requirements (16 Credits Min)


Students must work closely with a computer science advisor to select courses appropriate to their professional goals or to meet requirements for related certificates. Choose at least 16 credits from the courses below or other courses approved by a computer science advisor.

Total 60 Credits Min.