EM-AAS - Internet and Information Technology

Overview

Plan Code
EM-AAS
Department(s)
Engineering Technology
Career
Undergraduate
Degree Designation
AAS - Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS Code
5105.00
NYSED Program Code
25539 - EM-AAS
CIP Code
11.0701

Description

The A.A.S. degree program in Internet and Information Technology provides students with a broad understanding of the design, development, and management of websites and Internet based technologies. Students use a variety of programming languages such as HTML, C++, Active Server, Java, JavaScript, PHP, XML, and MySQL to design, develop and maintain software applications. They learn to help businesses solve real-world problems and discover new opportunities via data-driven web-based applications. Furthermore, the program includes courses with an emphasis on web administration, database administration, e-commerce, multimedia, designing smart phone apps, and macroeconomics.

Jobs opportunities include Web development and administration, network administration, database administration, smart phone app design, computer programming, computer engineering, technical support, and many other related occupations. The curriculum integrates technical and general education skills in Internet and information technology as a gateway to more advanced and specialized study.

We live in the “information age” where information technology has become an essential part of our everyday lives and the Internet and Information Technology program is designed to give students the foundation needed to succeed in this dynamic field.

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