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Business Software and Support Track

Computer & Information Technologies Program - Business Software and Support Track

  • Academic Plan code:  1101017089
  • subplan code:  110101717

The Business Software and Support option emphasizes several aspects of application software.  It includes such productivity applications as: word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation, geographic information systems, website development/maintenance, and help desk tracking systems. Completion of this option will prepare students to work with computer-based systems in business and industry.

General Education Core courses:

Course Number  Course Name
ENG 101 Writing I
MAT 126 Technical Algebra and Trigonometry (OR higher)
  Social Interaction Course
  Heritage/Humanities
  Natural Science Course
  *All incoming freshmen are required to successfully complete FYE 105 within their first 18 hours.   Note: This requirement does not apply to students transferring in to Jefferson

Technical Core courses:

Course Number  Course Name
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers
CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
CIT 120 Computational Thinking
CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals
  Level I Networking Course
CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
  Level I Programming Language Course
CIT 293 CIT Employability Studies (1 credit hour) (This class includes an end of program assessment)
  • Note: Students seeking a degree at Jefferson Community & Technical College need to make sure that 25% of the classes that they take are classes offered by Jefferson Community and Technical College in order to meet the residency requirement.

Business Software and Support Track:

Course Number  Course Name
CIT 130 Productivity Software
CIT 234  Advanced Productivity Software
CIT 236  Advanced Data Organization
  Approved Business or Management Course
  Completion of Business Software and Support Track Course Sequence in Business Software Specialist OR Computer Support or Software Support

Choose from one of the following Sequences:

Business Software Specialist: Course Number and Name
CIT 171 SQL I
  Approved CIT Technical Course
  Approved Business or Management Course
   
Computer Support Sequence: Course Number and Name
CIT 232 Help Desk Operations
  Additional CIT Technical Course
  Additional CIT Technical Course
   
Software Support: Course Number and Name
CIT 150 Internet Technologies OR CIT 155 Web Page Development OR CIT 157 Web Site Design and Production
CIT 253 Data-Driven Web Pages
ENG 102 Writing I OR Oral Communications

Level I Networking Courses:

Course number  Course Name
CIT 160 Intro to Networking Concepts
CIT 161 Introduction to Networks

Level I Programming Language Courses:

Course number  Course Name
CIT 140  JavaScript I
CIT 141 PHP I
CIT 142 C++ I
CIT 143 C# I
CIT 144 Python I
CIT 145 Perl I
CIT 147 Programming I: Language
CIT 148 Visual Basic I
CIT 149 Java I
CIT 171 SQL I
  University Level I Programming Languages as approved by Program Coordinator

Applications Business or Management Courses:

Course number  Course Name
ACT 101  Fundamentals of Accounting
ACC 201 Financial Accounting I
BAS 160 Introduction to Business
IFM 128 Principles of Informatics
IFM 221 Collaboration Software
BAS 200 Small Business Management
BAS 274 Human Resource Management
BAS 283 Principles in Management
BAS 287 Supervisory Management
BAS 288 Personal and Org. Leadership
MGF 256 Production Management
OST 275 Office Management
QMS 101 Intro to Quality Improvement Skills
QMS 201 Customer Service Improvement Skills OR any business or management course approved by Program Coordinator

CIT Technical Courses:

  • Any additional CIT course not otherwise required by the option excluding CIT103 OR any other course approved by Program Coordinator

Program Contact

Prof. Robert Riedling
Computer & Information Technologies
Program Coordinator
502.213.2387
robert.riedling@kctcs.edu