Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.
Recommended Preparation Information
The student should possess a proficiency in high school English, high school algebra and geometry, and computer keyboarding skills.
Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.
IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.
1 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Recommended electives include ECO 201, ECO 202, HIS 101, HIS 102 or HIS 112.
2 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Recommended electives include ART 101, ART 102, CST 151 or MUS 121.
3 IT Programming elective must be chosen from the following: ITP 112, ITP 120, ITP 130, ITP 132, ITP 136, ITP 225 or ITP 195 (Introduction to Python)
4 The CST elective must be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, and CST 229.
5 The total of 3 credit hours of IT Electives may be selected from the following: ITN 106, ITN 290 - Coordinated Internship, or ITN 295. Students should discuss ITN 295 options with their academic advisor.