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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Business & Computer Systems - Programs of Study

Information Technology
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

This curriculum is a guide for transferring to a four-year institution, such as the University of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, or the University of Maryland University College to complete a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. Students may select from the following tracks: PC/Network Hardware/iNet, Programming, Cisco Networking, Web Development, Computer Technology Forensics, and Mobile Applications Development Track. Students are advised to check the requirements of the major at the institutions to which they intend to transfer.

GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)
Arts Core Course (see p. 62)
Literature Core Course (see p. 61)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses (see p. 63)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 63; must include one course with a lab)7-8
MathematicsMATH-141 or higher3-5
InterdisciplinaryCMSY-110 Software Applications for Micros3
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the
track. (Consult with an advisor for course requirements of different
transfer schools.)
PC/Network Hardware/iNet Track
APPLICATION CODE 171A
CMSY-105Personal Computer Systems Repair I3
CMSY-106Personal Computer Systems Repair II3
CMSY-121Structured Logic and Program Design3
CMSY-147Introduction to Web Site Authoring3
CMSY-154Protecting the Virtual Office3
MATH-138Statistics4
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Electives – Select 7-9 credits from the following:
CMSY-134Introduction to Operating Systems (1 credit)
CMSY-142Operating System Fundamentals I (1 credit)
CMSY-143Operating System Fundamentals II (1 credit)
CMSY-153Introduction to Flash (3 credits)
CMSY-162Introduction to Network Security Systems (3 credits)
CMSY-168Developing for the Web (3 credits)
CMSY-169Mobile Design and Development Principles (3 credits)
CMSY-250Systems Analysis and Design (3 credits)
CMSY-255Introduction to Unix and Linux (3 credits)
CMSY-256Linux Server Administration (3 credits)7-9
60-67


1One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.


 

Credits
Programming Track
APPLICATION CODE 171B
CMSY-121Structured Logic and Program Design3
CMSY-168Developing for the Web3
CMSY-181Introduction to C++ Programming4
CMSY-190Introduction to Visual Basic.NET3
CMSY-199Introduction to Java3
CMSY-203Introduction to PHP3
CMSY-250Systems Analysis and Design3
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Electives – Select 6 credits from the following:
CMSY-153Introduction to Flash (3 credits)
CMSY-169Mobile Design and Development Principles (3 credits)
CMSY-195Intermediate Visual Basic.NET (3 credits)
CMSY-217Intermediate Java (3 credits)
CMSY-248Introduction to XML (3 credits)
CMSY-255Introduction to Unix and Linux (3 credits)
CMSY-256Linux Server Administration (3 credits)6
62-67
CISCO Track
APPLICATION CODE 171C
CMSY-105Personal Computer Systems Repair I3
CMSY-106Personal Computer Systems Repair II3
CMSY-121Structured Logic and Program Design3
CSCO-281Network Fundamentals3
CSCO-282Routing Protocols and Concepts3
CSCO-283LAN Switching and Wireless Networks3
CSCO-284Accessing the WAN3
CSCO-652Implementing IP Switching3
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
MATH-138Statistics4
62-67
Web Development Track
APPLICATION CODE 171E
BMGT-204Taking Your Business Mobile3
CMSY-147Introduction to Web Site Authoring3
CMSY-154Protecting the Virtual Office3
CMSY-168Developing for the Web3
CMSY-203Introduction to PHP3
CMSY-211Web Tools for Successful Business3
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Electives – Select 9 credits from the following (3 credits each):
CMSY-153Introduction to Flash
CMSY-169Mobile Design and Development Principles
CMSY-205Advanced Java Script
CMSY-248Introduction to XML
CMSY-255Introduction to Unix and Linux
CMSY-256Linux Server Administration9
61-66


Computer Technology Forensics Track
APPLICATION CODE 171F
The Computer Technology Forensics track is for those students who plan to pursue entry-level careers in the emerging field of computer forensics or are seeking advanced skill in the examination and preservation of electronic evidence using computer forensics standards and documentation. Computer Forensics involves the examination and preservation of electronic evidence for use in legal proceedings, administrative hearings, information technology, and business. Articulation has been established with the University of Baltimore, and it is recommended that students acquaint themselves with the course requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. This Computer Forensics Technology track is for computer information technology majors only. The program fully maps to the eight knowledge domains as currently specified by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).

Credits
CFOR-101Computer Forensics I3
CFOR-200Computer Forensics II3
CFOR-210Computer Forensics III3
CFOR-250Computer Network Forensic Technology3
CMSY-105Personal Computer Systems Repair I3
CMSY-219Operating Systems3
CRIM-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRIM-108Cyber Law Ethical Practices3
MSFT-299Fundamentals and Practice for Network+
Certification3
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
61-66
Mobile Applications Development Track
APPLICATION CODE 171G
CMSY-168Developing for the Web3
CMSY-169Mobile Design and Development Principles3
CMSY-181Introduction to C++ Programming4
CMSY-199Introduction to Java3
CMSY-205Advanced JavaScript3
CMSY-282Integrated Mobile Applications Development3
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Electives – Select 9-11 credits from the following (3 credits each, except where noted):
BMGT-204Taking Your Business Mobile
CMSY-121 Structured Logic and Program Design
CMSY-152 JavaScript (1 credit)
CMSY-153Introduction to Flash
CMSY-203Introduction to PHP
CMSY-217Intermediate Java
CMSY-248Introduction to XML
CMSY-281Advanced C++ Programing (4 credits)9-11
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hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
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