Associate Degree in Information Technology, AS

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Keiser University

This program is available in the following Florida campuses:

Curriculum effective January 2021 (Click here for curriculum prior to January 2021)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Information Technology prepares students for an entry-level position in the field of Networking Administration, Programming, or Cybersecurity. Courses in each of the three concentrations prepare students to sit for industry-accepted competency examinations.

 

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and goals:

  • To develop students’ abilities to administer, manage and troubleshoot hardware, software and services for single, mixed and multi-user environments
  • To assist students in becoming more adept in knowledge, theory and practice of network management, cybersecurity, and programming
  • To prepare students for positions as technical support specialists, help-desk technicians, systems administrators, computer security professionals, or entry level programmers
  • To develop students’ skills in inspection of security measures to protect data and the conduct of personnel in relation to protection of data
  • To develop students’ abilities to think critically and communicate effectively

Prerequisites for Major Courses

None.

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, students must complete 60 credit hours as described below. The length of this program is approximately 20 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).


Lower Division Courses



Information Technology Major Courses (24.0 credit hours)
Computer Service and Support PC Systems I 3.0 credit hours
Computer Service and Support PC Systems II 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Information Security 3.0 credit hours
Supporting Client Operating Systems 3.0 credit hours
Essentials of Networking 3.0 credit hours
Managing and Maintaining Server Operating Systems 3.0 credit hours
Multi-User Operating Systems 3.0 credit hours
Internetworking Technologies 3.0 credit hours

Concentration Courses (12.0 credit hours)

Select one concentration from below:

Networking Concentration (12.0 credit hours)
Programming for Technology Professionals 3.0 credit hours
Database Management 3.0 credit hours
Implementing Directory Services 3.0 credit hours
Implementing a Network Infrastructure 3.0 credit hours
Programming Concentration (12.0 credit hours)
Java Programming I 3.0 credit hours
Java Programming II 3.0 credit hours
C++ Programming I 3.0 credit hours
C++ Programming II 3.0 credit hours
Cybersecurity Concentration (12.0 credit hours)
Programming for Technology Professionals 3.0 credit hours
Social, Economic, and Policy Aspects of Cybersecurity 3.0 credit hours
Human Aspects of Cybersecurity 3.0 credit hours
Cybersecurity Ethics 3.0 credit hours

General Education Courses (24.0 credit hours)

Credit hours in parentheses indicate the required number of credits in each discipline.

Behavioral/Social Science (3.0 credit hours)
American History Pre 1876 3.0 credit hours
American History Since 1876 3.0 credit hours
Strategies for Success 3.0 credit hours
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3.0 credit hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Computers (3.0 credit hours)
Introduction to Computers 3.0 credit hours
English (3.0 credit hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Humanities/Fine Arts (3.0 credit hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
English Literature 3.0 credit hours
Mathematics (3.0 credit hours)
Intermediate Algebra 3.0 credit hours
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (6.0 credit hours)
General Biology 3.0 credit hours
General Biology Laboratory 1.0 credit hour
Advanced Biology 3.0 credit hours
Advanced Biology Laboratory 1.0 credit hour
Environmental Science 3.0 credit hours

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