Graduates earning the A.A.S. in information technology degree will have both an in-depth understanding of computing technology fundamentals and the skills necessary for implementation in selected environments. Students complete several core courses and then select from a number of liberal arts and career electives. The wide range of electives provides flexibility for students as they select courses that further their technology-related career goals. Graduates are able to identify technology needs and specify appropriate systems. They have the skills to perform installation, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and documentation services. Depending on their choice of electives, students are directly employable in the areas of computer support, application support, help desk support, and network and database support.

This program may be completed online.

Not quite what you were looking for? Check out our certificate program in information technology.


Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
English Electives (college level)3 H CWRT
Social Sciences Electives6 S (SR)
Mathematics Electives (college level)3 N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives3 N (SR)
Core Requirements
25 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
CSC 1530: Web Publishing3 N
CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I4
CSC 1570: Programming Concepts/Applications3 N
CSC 1580: Microcomputer Hardware & Systems Software3 N
CSC 1760: Microcomputer Applications II3
CSC 2450: CIT Capstone3 N VEDP
CSC 2470: Network Administration3
CSC 2510: Introduction to Networks3 N
17 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
Important Points
  • Some upper level computer science courses are only offered online.
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Develop and understand the use of HTML and XHTML.
  2. Understand the basic syntax of a programming language so that they will be able to use that language to solve a programming problem.
  3. Install and configure a small LAN.
  4. Solve a basic business problem using an office software package.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot a hardware or software problem on a PC.

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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Jeffrey DavisAssistant Professor, Computer Science219 TECH, Cattaraugus County Campus716.376.7581Contact | Full Profile ▸