Information Technology

The Information Technology program at Lake Region State College prepares students for exciting, ever-changing job opportunities. IT is the driving force of business, education, entertainment, health care and government. IT is all about combining the power of computing with the study of managerial know-how and social issues to effectively solve current problems.

Students will be prepared for information-oriented office environments and learn a variety of computer application software. Lake Region gives students access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to prepare them for industry required certification tests available on the Lake Region State College campus.

When pursuing the Associate in Applied Science for Information Technology, students must choose to concentrate in 1 or 4 sub-plans which includes: Web Design/Computer Support, Transfer, Transfer for Valley City State University, or Office Technologies which is offered at the Grand Forks AFB only.

Associate in Applied Science degree

BADM 291 Career Seminar 2
CIS 104 Microcomputer Database 3
CIS 128 Microcomputer Hardware I* 3
CIS 129 Microcomputer Hardware II* 3
CIS 164 Networking Fundamentals I* 3
CIS 202 Advanced Software Applications* 3
CIS 220 Operating Systems - Unix* 3
CIS 227 Data Communications (GFAFB Only) 3
CIS 255 Computer and Network Security* 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
CSCI 122 Beginning Basic / Visual Basic 3
ENGL 110 College Composition I* 3
ENGL 120 College Composition II OR  
ENGL 125 Introduction to Professional Writing* 3
HPER 101 Activity Introduction Level 1
HPER 102 Activity Intermediate Level 1
MATH 103 College Algebra 3
*General Education Humanities/Social Sciences 6
*Sub-plans Web Design/Computer Support, Transfer, or Office Technologies (GFAFB only) 12
TOTAL AAS CREDITS   61

*Certificate program credits

Sub-plan 1: Web Design/Computer Support
ART 212 Principles of Graphic Design 3
CIS 147 Principles of Information 3
CIS 165 Networking Fundamentals II 3
CIS 180 Creating Web Pages I 3
CIS 181 Creating Web Pages II 3
CIS 211 Website Plan and Design 3
CIS 224 Networking 3
CIS 233 Vector Images/Web Animation 3
CIS 243 Networking II 3
CIS 267 Intermediate Networking I 3
CIS 268 Intermediate Networking II 3
Sub-plan 2: Cyber Security
CIS 141 Information to Cyber Security* 3
CIS 142 Ethical Hacking & Network Defense 3
CIS 147 Principles of Security 3
CIS 241 Introduction to Digital Forensics 3
CIS 242 Incidence Response & Disaster Recovery 3
Sub-plan 3: Transfer for VCSU bachelors
CIS 105 Microcomputer Spreadsheet 3
CIS 229 Information Systems Management 3
CIS 269 Enterprise Systems 3
CIS 281 Project Management 3
Sub-plan 4: Office Technologies (GFAFB Only)
BOTE 147 Word Processing 3
BOTE 218 Desktop Publishing 3
CIS 105 Spreadsheet 3
CIS 130 Presentations 3
CIS 161 Operating Systems: DOS 2
CIS 162 Operating Systems: Windows 2
CIS 224 Networking I 3
CIS 243 Networking II 3
CSCI 124 Beginning C++/Visual C++* 3
CSCI 160 Computer Science I 3
CSCI 161 Computer Science II 3
CSCI 172 Intermediate/Visual Basic 3

 *Certificate program credits