2016-2017 Catalog

Associate in Arts in Information Technology

This Associate in Arts in Information Systems program seeks to prepare the individual for programmer/analyst, database management, web development, networking, internetworking and security positions. This program allows the student to explore state of the art information systems concepts.

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.

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

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


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

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Area III-General Education Component

CIS 106+Introduction to Information Technology

COM 101Effective Communication Skills

COM 201Oral Communication & Persuasion

ENG 115English Composition

ENG 215Research and Writing

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 100Psychology of Adjustment


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:63.0

Area IV-Elective Component

These courses are selected in consultation with the Academic Advisor; within this component it is possible for students to develop a minor in a second area of study (See "Minors"). Students attending New Jersey campuses must take five electives from the General Studies disciplines listed in the catalog: Economics, English, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Science and Sociology.

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 pre-requisites first be satisfied through completion of the course at Strayer University, transfer credit or review of previous certifications earned. Contact your advisor for additional information.