Information Technology, AAS


Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology (A.A.S.) prepares students for entry-level IT careers.  The content incorporates related general education requirements, and provides students with the basic skills of networking, operating systems, programming, and hardware.  

Program Curriculum

63 credits

General Education & Institutional Requirements

The required General Education courses for the Associate of Applied Science degree at Utah Tech include a course in English, Quantitative Reasoning and Human Relations. 

General Education Requirement
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing (EN)3-4
or ENGL 1010D Introduction to Writing (EN)
BUS 1370Human Relations3
or COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (SS, GC)
Complete one of the following: Quantitative Course
MATH 1010Intermediate Algebra4
MATH 1050College Algebra / Pre-Calculus (MA)4
Information Technology Requirements
IT 1100Introduction to Unix/Linux3
IT 1200A+ Computer Hardware/Windows OS3
IT 1500Cloud Fundamentals1
IT 2400Intro to Networking3
IT 2500Cloud Computing3
CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
CS 1410Object Oriented Programming3
Information Technology Electives (See Academic Advisor for elective course suggestions)17
Technical Specialty
Complete the following: 18-30 technical specialty credits 118-30

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 63 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 20 semester hours of credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
  3. Grade of C or better si earned in every course.
  4. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.