Information Technology, AS


Program Description

The Associate of Science degree in Information Technology (IT) will prepare students for basic entry-level job opportunities such as help desk administrator.  Students will learn to apply their skills to real world problems arising in various settings, as they master new technological techniques. This applied approach will motivate IT majors to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to solve complex organizational problems using technology. Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment and/or continuing on to a Bachelor of Science degree in IT.


Program Curriculum

60 credits

Utah Tech General Education Requirements

All Utah Tech General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to Utah Tech's minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5

AS in Information Technology Requirements

CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
CS 1410Object Oriented Programming3
IT 1100Introduction to Unix/Linux3
IT 1200A+ Computer Hardware/Windows OS3
IT 2300Database Design & Management3
IT 2400Intro to Networking3
IT 2500Cloud Computing3
IT 2700Information Security3
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics (MA)3
or MATH 1050 College Algebra / Pre-Calculus (MA)

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 20 lower-division credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
  3. Minimum C grade in required courses; Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.