Programs in Information Science and Technology

National Science Foundation
Foundations of the Future
Vermont State Colleges and Technical Centers

Information Science & Technology

Bachelors -- Major Area
Associate
Certificate
Software Engineering soon

Software soon

Programming ( *NEW )

Information Technology soon
 
CCV course sequence diagram  

Note: The following course numbers are used in the tables below for courses that are in the approval process but have not, as yet, not been assigned:

Degree Programs for Information Science & Technology (in development)

Software Engineering

BS degree (74 credits in major and 124 credits total)

Degree Learning Outcomes

NSF Modules

CCV

VTC

Area Technical Educaation Centers
Industry Certification

Comments

Database design

 

CIS 2340

CIS 3010 (4)

 

 

Required credits will total between 50 and 66

Discrete structures of computer science

Discrete (2)

 

MAT 3720 (3)

or CIS 1X10 (4)
     

Emerging technologies

Emerging (1)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)      

History of information technology

History (2)

 

CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Logical thought

Logic (1)

  PHI 1030 (3) or CIS 1X10 (4)      

Major project experience consistent with sub-area (capstone)

IS&T Capstone (3) CIS 4X10 tbd   BUS 4730 (3)      

Networking:

Basic concepts
  CIS 2120 (3) or CIS 1311 (4) CIS 2151 (4)      

Numbers, codes, data types

Numbers, Codes & Data (1)

 

CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Professionalism & ethics

Prof/Ethics (2)

BUS 2250 (3) BUS 2250 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Programming I

 

CIS 2041 (3) or CIS 2271 (3) or CIS 2031 (3)

CIS 2025 (4)

     

Programming: Algorithms and Data Structures (intro)

   

CIS 3050 (4)

     

Programming: Object-oriented

Level 2

CIS 2032

CIS 2260 (3) or CIS 2271 (3)

     

Societal issues

Societal (2)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Software engineering I

   

CIS 4150 (3)

     

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis & Design (3)

   CIS 2X20 (3)      

The challenges of change

Change (1)

BUS 2330 (1)

BUS 2150 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Theory of operating systems

   

CIS 2230 (4)

     

Web Client-side scripting

  CIS 2140 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Web HTML

  CIS 2220 (3) CIS 1151 (3)      

Web Server-side scripting

  CIS 2430 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

iChoice Area

 

         

Credits must include required iChoice outcomes and will complete the 74 credit requirement

General Education requirements







AS degree (32 credits in major and 64 credits total)

Degree Learning Outcomes

NSF Modules

CCV

VTC

Area Technical Educaation Centers
Industry Certification

Comments

Required outcomes

 

 

 

   

32 major credits

Complete at least 4 outcomes and 6 credits

 

 

 

   

Credits will total between 6 and 7

Emerging technologies

Emerging (1)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)      

History of information technology

History (2)

   

CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Logical thought

Logic (1)

  PHI 1030 (3) or CIS 1X10 (4)      

Numbers, codes, data types

Numbers, Codes & Data (1)

 

CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems

Analysis & Design (3)
   CIS 2X20 (3)      

The challenges of change

Change (1)

BUS 2330 (1)

BUS 2150 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

     
All in this set of courses are required  

 

      Credits will total between 20 to 23

Discrete structures of computer science

Discrete (2)

 

MAT 3720 (3)

or CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Web Client-side scripting

  CIS 2140 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Web HTML

  CIS 2220 (3) CIS 1151 (3)      

Web Server-side scripting

  CIS 2430 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Programming I

 

CIS 2041 (3) or CIS 2271 (3) or CIS 2031 (3)

CIS 2025 (4)

     

Programming: Object-oriented

Level 2

CIS 2032 (3)

CIS 2260 (3) or CIS 2271 (3)

     

Programming: Algorithms and Data Structures (intro)

   

CIS 3050 (4)

     

From the following, select credits to complete 32 credit requirement

         

3 to 6 credits expected in this category

Database design

 

CIS 2340

CIS 3010 (4)

      

Networking:

Basic concepts
  CIS 2120 (3) or CIS 1311 (4) CIS 2151 (4)      

Software engineering I

     

CIS 4150 (3)

     

Professionalism & ethics

Prof/Ethics (2)

BUS 2250 (3) BUS 2250 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Societal issues

Societal (2)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      
General Education requirements









Certificate in Programming (18 credits) NEW Fall 2004

Degree Learning Outcomes

NSF Modules

CCV

VTC

Area Technical Educaation Centers
Industry Certification

Comments

Complete 4 credits

         

Credits 4

Logical thought

Logic (1)

  PHI 1030 (3) or CIS 1X10 (4)      

Discrete structures of computer science

Discrete (2)

 

MAT 3720 (3)

or CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Numbers, codes, data types

Numbers, Codes & Data (1)

   

CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Emerging technologies

Emerging (1)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)      

History of information technology

History (2)

 

CIS 2X10 (4)

     

The challenges of change

Change (1)

BUS 2330 (1)

BUS 2150 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

     
All in this set of courses are required  

 

      Credits will total between 10 to 11

Programming I

 

CIS 2041 (3) or CIS 2271 (3) or CIS 2031 (3)

CIS 2025 (4)

     

Programming: Object-oriented

Level 2

CIS 2032 (3)

CIS 2260 (3) or CIS 2271 (3)

     

Programming: Algorithms and Data Structures (intro)

     

CIS 3050 (4)

     
At least three credits from:           3 to 7 credits expected in this category

Web Client-side scripting

  CIS 2140 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Web HTML

  CIS 2220 (3) CIS 1151 (3)      

Web Server-side scripting

  CIS 2430 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Database design

 

CIS 2340 (3)

CIS 3010 (4)

     

Networking: Basic concepts

  CIS 2120 (3) or CIS 1311 (4) CIS 2151 (4)      

Professionalism & ethics

Prof/Ethics (2)

BUS 2250 (3) BUS 2250 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis & Design (3)

   CIS 2X20 (3)      

Societal issues

Societal (2)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

 











Information Technology

BS degree (74 credits in major and 124 credits total)

Degree Learning Outcomes

NSF Modules

CCV

VTC

Area Technical Educaation Centers
Industry Certification

Comments

Required outcomes

 

 

 

   

Required credits will total between 47 and 62

Complete at least 4 outcomes and 6 credits

 

 

 

   

Credits will total between 6 and 7

Emerging technologies

Emerging (1)

 

BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

 

 

 

History of information technology

History (2)

 

CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Logical thought

Logic (1)

  PHI 1030 (3) or CIS 1X10 (4)      

Numbers, codes, data types

Numbers, Codes & Data (1)

 

CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis & Design (3)

   CIS 2X20 (3)      

The challenges of change

Change (1)

BUS 2330 (1)

BUS 2150 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

     
All in this set of courses are required           Credits will total between 20 to 23

Discrete structures of computer science

Discrete (2)

 

MAT 3720 (3)

or CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Web Client-side scripting

  CIS 2140 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Web HTML

  CIS 2220 (3) CIS 1151 (3)      

Web Server-side scripting

  CIS 2430 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Programming I

 

CIS 2041 (3) or CIS 2271 (3) or CIS 2031 (3)

CIS 2025 (4)

     

Programming: Object-oriented

Level 2

CIS 2032 (3)

CIS 2260 (3) or CIS 2271 (3)

     

Programming: Algorithms and Data Structures (intro)

   

CIS 3050 (4)

     

From the following, select credits to complete 32 credit requirement

         

3 to 6 credits expected in this category

Database design

 

CIS 2340

CIS 3010 (4)

     

Networking:

Basic concepts
  CIS 2120 (3) or CIS 1311 (4) CIS 2151 (4)      

Software engineering I

   

CIS 4150 (3)

     

Professionalism & ethics

Prof/Ethics (2)

BUS 2250 (3) BUS 2250 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Societal issues

Societal (2)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

iChoice (27 credits from one of these areas)

          Credits must include required iChoice outcomes and will complete the 74 credit requirement
General Education requirements









Associate in Information Technology (32 credits in major and 64 credits total)

Degree Learning Outcomes

NSF Modules

CCV

VTC

Area Technical Educaation Centers
Industry Certification

Comments

Select outcomes to total at least 4 credits

 

 

 

   

Credits will total between 4 and 7

History of information technology

History (2)

 

CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Logical thought

Logic (1)

  PHI 1030 (3) or CIS 1X10 (4)      

Numbers, codes, data types

Numbers, Codes & Data (1)

 

CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Emerging technologies

Emerging (1)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)      

The challenges of change

Change (1)

BUS 2330 (1)

BUS 2150 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Required outcomes

         

Credits will total between 13 and 17

Elementary programming

 

CIS 2011 (3) or CIS 2041 (3)

CIS 2011 (2) or CIS 2025 (4)

     

Networking: Basic concepts

 

CIS 2120 (3) or CIS 1311 (4)

CIS 2151 (4)

     

Database reporting

 

CIS 1360 (3)

CIS 1080 (2)

     

Microcomputer applications

 

CIS 1042 (3)

CIS 1130 (3)

     

Management: Principles

   

BUS 2020 (3)

     

At least 8 credits from the following

          

At least 8 credits

Principles of MIS/IS

 

BUS 2040 (3)

BUS 4510? (3)

     

Project management

   

BUS 4530 (3)

     

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis & Design (3)

CIS 2X20 (3)      

Web Client-side scripting

 

CIS 2140 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Web HTML

 

CIS 2220 (3)

CIS 1151 (3)

     

Web Server-side scripting

 

CIS 2430 (3)

CIS 1152 (4)

     

Select outcomes to complete 32 credits for AS program

         

3 to 7 credits expected in this category

Professionalism & ethics

Prof/Ethics (2)

BUS 2250 (3) BUS 2250 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Societal issues

Societal (2)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Organizational behavior

 

BUS 2070 (3)

BUS 3250 (3)

     

Office Administration

     

BUS 2131 (3)

     

Office Information Systems

   

BUS 2150 (3)

     

Office Management

 

BUS 1310 (3)

BUS 2132 (3)

     

Information Tech Architecture

   

BUS 4310 (3)

     

E-commerce Introduction

 

BUS 2510 (3)

BUS 2411 (3)

     
General Education requirements









Certificate in Office Automation (18 credits) NEW Fall 2004

Degree Learning Outcomes

NSF Modules

CCV

VTC

Area Technical Educaation Centers
Industry Certification

Comments

Select outcomes to total at least 5 credits

 

 

 

   

Credits will total between 5 and 7

History of information technology

History (2)

 

CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Logical thought

Logic (1)

  PHI 1030 (3) or CIS 1X10 (4)      

Numbers, codes, data types

Numbers, Codes & Data (1)

 

CIS 1X10 (4)

     

Emerging technologies

Emerging (1)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)      

The challenges of change

Change (1)

BUS 2330 (1)

BUS 2150 (3) or CIS 2X10 (4)

     

Professionalism & ethics

Prof/Ethics (2)

BUS 2250 (3) BUS 2250 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Societal issues

Societal (2)

  BUS 2411 (3) or CIS 3X10 (4)      

Choice of twelve credits from:

         

Credits will total between 12-14

Elementary programming

 

CIS 2011 (3) or CIS 2041 (3)

CIS 2011 (2) or CIS 2025 (4)

     

Database reporting

 

CIS 1360 (3)

CIS 1080 (2)

     

Microcomputer applications

 

CIS 1042 (3)

CIS 1130 (3)

     

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis & Design (3)

  CIS 2X20 (3)      

Web HTML

 

CIS 2220 (3)

CIS 1151 (3)

     

Office Administration

   

BUS 2131 (3)

     

Office Information Systems

   

BUS 2150 (3)

     

Office Management

 

BUS 1310 (3)

BUS 2132 (3)

     

Information Tech Architecture

   

BUS 4310 (3)

     

E-commerce Introduction

 

BUS 2510 (3)

BUS 2411 (3)

     

 

General Education Requirements

Requirements for General Education

VTC

CCV

BS degree

AS degrees

English Composition

Eng 1061 (3) or Eng1060 (4)

Eng 1061 (3)

R

R

Effective Speaking

Eng 1070 (3)

Eng 1070 (3)

R

R

Technical Communications

Eng 2080 (3)

 

R

S

Literature: at least one course

   

R

 

Theories of Science and Technology

HUM 3050 (3)

 

S

 

Introduction to Logic

PHI 1030 (3)

 

S

S

Psychology

PSY1010 (3) or PSY 1050 (3)

PSY1010 (3) or PSY 1050 (3)

R

 

History or Geography: at least one course

   

R

R

Lab Science: at least two courses

   

R

S

Mathematics: at least one college level course

MAT 1221(3) or MAT 1420 (5) or MAT 1330 (4)

MAT 1221(3) or MAT 1330 (4)

R

R

Statistics

MAT 2021 (3)

MAT 2021 (3)

S

 

Social Science: at least one course

   

R

R

Total Distribution Requirements =

   

40

20

Key: R-required, S-suggested









iChoice Areas

Algorithms (12 credits from the following are required and more may be necessary to complete the 74 credits of the major)

  • Mathematics and problem Solving (at least 6 credits required)
  • Advanced programming (at least 6 credits)
  • Other major electives
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    Updated: 7/27/04 Contact: Mike Bozonie for information