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Applied Computer Technology AS
The associate of science in applied computer technology is an Associate+Bachelorís degree program designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor's degree in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. NTIDís AS degree is a program specifically designed so that students can enroll directly in one of the following majors in the Golisano College: networking and systems administration or information technology. Coordination between the two colleges maximizes the number of credits a student may apply toward the baccalaureate degree. Admission to this major is available for the fall semester only.
The following prerequisites are necessary for admission into the applied computer technology AS major:
ACT: composite test score of 18 or better
English: Placement into the College of Liberal Artsí Writing Seminar (0502-227) course; students who qualify for Written Communications II (0502-111) will be considered for admission.
Mathematics: Entrance into NTIDís Elements of Trigonometry (0884-220) course
To transfer to the Golisano College, students must possess a GPA of 2.8 or higher upon graduating with the AS degree in applied computer technology.
Students in the applied computer technology major receive a foundation in computer hardware, networking, and computer applications.
Applied computer technology, AS degree, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|LAS Foundation 1: First Year Seminar||3|
|NACA-150||Network and Security Fundamentals||3|
|NACA-160||Programming Fundamentals I||3|
|NENG-150||LAS Foundation 2: Writing Seminar||3|
|NACA-161||Programming Fundamentals II||3|
|ISTE-190||Foundations of Modern Information Processing||3|
|LAS Perspective 1||3|
|ISTE-121||Computational Problem Solving in the Information Domain II||4|
|LAS Perspective 2, 3, 4, 6||12|
|ISTE-230||Introduction to Database and Data Modeling||3|
|ISTE-260||Designing the User Experience||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||63|
Please see New NTID General Education Curriculum-Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) for more information.
* Please see Wellness Education Requirement for more information.