2018-2019 Catalog

Associate in Arts in Information Technology

The Associate in Arts in Information Technology program is designed to prepare students for the technologies required to support organizational processes. This program allows the student to explore state of the art information technology systems and concepts in order to gain a broader awareness of the competencies and skills required to support such systems.

Graduates of this program may apply all the credits earned toward a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

Also available: a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and a Master of Science in Information Systems.

Credits earned from Strayer University do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing examinations to practice certain information systems professions. General information about information systems licensure options is available from vendor-specific web sites such as Microsoft, Cisco, Project Management Institute, CompTia or EC-Council.


Area I-Core Component

ACC 100Accounting I

BUS 100Introduction to Business

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Area II-Major Component

CIS 110Computer Programming Design

CIS 111Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems

CIS 175Introduction to Networking

CIS 210Systems Analysis and Development

Total Credit Hours:18.0

Area III-General Education Component

CIS 106Introduction to Information Technology

COM 101Effective Communication Skills

ENG 115English Composition

ENG 215Research and Writing

ENG 316Technical Writing (Required for IT or IS)

HIS 104American History to 1865


HIS 105American History after 1865


POL 110U.S. Government

HUM 111World Cultures I


HUM 112World Cultures II

MAT 104Algebra with Applications

PHI 210Critical Thinking

PSY 105Introduction to Psychology


PSY 115Psychology of Success

SCI 110Introduction to Physical Science


SCI 115Introduction to Biology


SCI 200Environmental Science

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

Total Credit Hours:54.0

Area IV-Elective Component

These courses are selected in consultation with the Campus Dean or Associate Campus Dean, or Success Coach.

Total Credit Hours:9.0

All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 90.0

+Course and certification availability subject to change. Some courses may require prerequisites first be satisfied through completion of the course at Strayer University, transfer credit or review of previous certifications earned. Contact your Campus Dean, Associate Campus Dean, Dean of Advising, or Success Coach for additional information.