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College Degrees ITE 105 IT Careers & CyberEthics 2009-2010 By Carlotta Eaton
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 2 Agenda 1 year programs Certificates Undergraduate Programs 2 year programs - Associate Degrees 4 year programs - Bachelor Degrees Graduate programs Master Degrees Doctorate Degrees
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 3 1 Year Programs Certificates Certificates are usually awarded after a year of full time study. Programs are generally are 20-40 credit hours. Example: NRCC’s Game Design, Web Design & Animation Career Studies Certificate
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 4 2 Year Transfer Degrees The following Associate Degrees are designed for those students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution Associate in Arts and Sciences (AA & S) Primarily general education courses Example: NRCC’s Transfer Degrees (see next slide) Associate of Science (AS) General education and science courses Associate of Arts (AA) liberal arts area that requires a foreign language Note: Students whose primary intent is to transfer to four-year universities should major in programs leading to an AS, AA or AA&S degree.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 5 NRCC AA&S transfer degrees 61 – 70 credit hours AA&S Business Administration AA&S Education AA&S Engineering AA&S General Studies General Studies Transfer AA&S Degree with IT Advising Guide AA&S Liberal Arts AA&S Science
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 6 2 Year Degrees - AAS Associate of Applied Science (AAS) The AAS is a degree in a technical area that provides students skills for entering the job market. Although the AAS degree is not designed to transfer, NRCC has agreements with RU for the IT degrees.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 7 NRCC IT Degrees (09-10) 65 – 69 credit hours AAS Information Technology AAS IT Network and Technical Support Specialization AAS IT Computer Graphics & Web Design specialization AAS IT Game Design
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 8 IT Degree (AAS) This NRCC degree prepares the student to enter the job market as a computer programmer or software developer with a foundation in programming, networking, web design, telecommunications and information technology. If you like CSC 200 Intro to CS ITP 110 Visual Basic.NET I or ITP 120 Java then you’ll probably like this degree.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 9 IT Network and Technical Support Specialization (AAS) This degree prepares the student to enter the job market as a computer technician or entry level systems administrator with a foundation in hardware, operating systems, programming, networking, web design, telecommunications and information technology. If you like ITN 100 Intro to Telecommunications, or ITN 101 Intro to Network Concepts, or ITN 107 PC Hardware & Troubleshooting, then you’ll probably like this degree.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 10 IT Computer Graphics & Web Design specialization (AAS) This degree prepares the student to enter the job market as an entry level web designer with a foundation in art, marketing, IT, computer graphics, computer programming, and web design. If you like ITD 110 Web Page Design I, then you’ll probably like this degree.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 11 IT Game Design specialization (AAS) This degree prepares the student to enter the job market as an entry level programmer, game tester, or game level designer If you like ITP 160 Intro to Game Design & Development ITD 112 Creating Web Graphics then you’ll probably like this degree.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 12 NRCC to Radford University NRCC has articulation transfer agreements with Radford University. Information Technology AAS degree (all specialization) can transfer to RU with 65 credits. Without the articulation agreement, AAS degree students get 15 – 18 credits.
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 13 4 Year Undergraduate Degrees Bachelor of Science (BS) Bachelor of Arts (BA) Minimum 120 credit hours The most common degrees from American universities are B.A. for Bachelor of Arts or B.S. for Bachelor of Science
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 14 Graduate Degrees - Master Minimum 30 graduate credits M.A. Master of Arts M.S. Master of Science M.F.A. Master of Fine Arts M.B.A. Master of Business Administration Awarded at the end of a prescribed graduate level course of study
2009-2010Mrs. Eaton 15 Graduate Degrees - Doctorate Minimum 60 graduate credits The highest degree conferred by a university is the doctorate: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)