Information Technology Management Associate's Degree—Computer Information Technology Specialization

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Computer Information Technology Associate's Degree Course List

Major and Core Courses

Lower Division

Customer Service

This course covers the basic concepts of essential communication skills needed in business to interact/work effectively with individuals and/or groups. Special areas of emphasis include solving problems, developing a customer service strategy, coping with challenging customers, increasing customer retention and surveying customer satisfaction.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: B119
Credits: 4

Introduction to Business

This course is a study of the characteristics and functions of business in a free enterprise environment and how business impacts the economy in which we live. Characteristics studied may include opportunities, organizations, management, marketing, analysis and any other activities related to general ownership and operation.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: B136
Credits: 4

Professional Communication

This course teaches communication theory and skills for developing professional documents and oral presentations for audiences in diverse communities and disciplines. To equip students to communicate effectively, this course emphasizes thinking and writing within global contexts, in collaborative situations, and in various electronic environments.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: B271
Credits: 4

Computer Applications and Business Systems Concepts

This course teaches students basic to advanced computer concepts and skills, including creating and modifying Word documents, designing databases, spreadsheet creation and analysis, using the Internet and E-Commerce tools, and creating presentations with enhanced features and web tools.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: D132
Credits: 3

Career Development

This course is designed to study the personal and professional characteristics necessary for obtaining and maintaining suitable employment. The student will assemble a complete job-seeking portfolio including his/her resume and references, letters of application and appreciation, documentation of work and educational history, and demonstration of skills through examples of student work. The course includes an in-depth study of self-marketing approaches, job interviewing techniques and professionalism as well as participation in a mock interview.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: E242
Credits: 2

Logic and Troubleshooting

This course provides students with a thorough understanding of the process, tools, and techniques to efficiently diagnose computer hardware and software issues and failures. Through the application of logic, students will complete puzzle-solving exercises and activities that illustrate effective reasoning processes. Students will be exposed to multiple real-world scenarios in which they will troubleshoot technological problems, and apply lessons learned in order to anticipate potential failure concerns. By the end of the course, students will be prepared to evaluate actual issues, use logic to identify the variables contributing to failure, and finally determine the proper course of action to correct the failure issue(s) at hand.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: N140
Credits: 4

Networking Security

This course introduces students to general security concepts including authentication methods, cryptography basics, and common network attacks and how to safeguard against them. Students will learn to create secure communications for remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. They will understand the concepts of physical security and disaster recovery. This course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs to reinforce the course materials. Further, this course helps prepare students to take the CompTIA Security+ exam.

Prerequisite: Networking Fundamentals

Course ID: N141
Credits: 3

Fundamentals of Hardware and Software I

This course will introduce students to the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end-user personal computer hardware (including laptops and mobile devices) and the software used to support the hardware. Additional topics covered include the relationship between computer hardware and software, computer networks and peripherals, virus
protection, disaster recovery and maintenance planning. Finally, the student will learn about and conduct the responsibilities of a professional PC technician. To reinforce the materials in this course, the instructor will assign direct hands-on projects to be performed in a physical or remote lab setting. This course helps prepare students to take both parts of the A+ certification exams. Each student will assemble a computer using prescribed parts and materials.

Prerequisite: Logic and Troubleshooting

Course ID: N146
Credits: 3

Fundamentals of Hardware and Software II

This course is a continuation of Fundamentals of Hardware and Software I, which prepared students for the CompTIA A+ 801 exam. This course will prepare students for the CompTIA A+ 220-802 exam, focusing on operating systems, security, mobile devices, and troubleshooting. Using the Windows operating system, students will learn how to set up networking, printers, tablets, file sharing, and troubleshoot problems related to the same. Operating system security and methods to prevent intrusion will be discussed. Concepts of virtualization, desktop imaging,and deployment will be introduced.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Hardware and Software I

Course ID: N147
Credits: 3

Introduction to Networks

This course introduces the foundation to understanding computer networks, including structure and function, components, and models of Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), and the Internet. Students will learn the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts like IP addressing, protocols, hardware, and network topologies. Students will learn basic configuration of network devices and apply basic troubleshooting techniques. A variety of hands-on activities and simulations will be used. This course introduces some of the concepts overed in the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) certification exam. CCENT education continues in the N201 Cisco Routing and Switching course.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Hardware and Software I

Course ID: N171
Credits: 3

Systems Analysis

This course covers analysis of information systems including networks, server environments, business solutions, and databases. Students will be exposed to different projects that have complex systems and be asked to create analysis documents and diagrams. Improving the efficiency of the systems will be a primary goal of this course.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Networks

Course ID: N200
Credits: 3

Microsoft Windows Server

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Windows Servers and perform post-installation and day-to-day administrative tasks. The course gives the student the background needed to provide technical support for Windows Servers. This course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs to reinforce the material covered. Further, the course helps prepare students to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exam.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of PC Hardware and Software

Course ID: N228
Credits: 3

Information Technology Capstone

This course summarizes key learning throughout the student's program. Students apply what they've learned by solving a real-world programming problem. This problem-solving exercise encompasses timelines, deadlines, team-building, and communication issues.

Prerequisite: This course is intended to be completed in last quarter of diploma

Course ID: N290
Credits: 2

Programming Fundamentals

Students will work with the Java programming language to learn about Java bytecode programs and how they are executed within a Java virtual machine. Students will study class libraries and gain an understanding of how they perform important computing tasks, how they interact with computer hardware and operating systems, and how they handle deficiencies encountered on computing platforms. Concepts such as Graphical User Interfaces, multimedia development, and web programming will be explored as well as the use of Java programming in the development of applications for mobile devices.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: W107
Credits: 3

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Computer Information Technology

Microsoft Windows Workstations

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure a Windows Workstation. The course gives the student the ability to provide technical support to a Windows Workstation. This course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs to reinforce the course materials. Further, the course helps prepare students to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of PC Hardware and Software

Course ID: N127
Credits: 3

Helpdesk Support

This course covers material used by helpdesk engineers to troubleshoot and solve user problems. Dealing with the user, identifying the problem, and fixing the problem will be discussed. Software concerning trouble tickets and tracking progress will be discussed.

Prerequisite: Professional Communication

Course ID: N149
Credits: 3

Mac Integration

The purpose of the Mac Integration course is to give students an entry-level perspective to supporting and configuring the Mac OSX operating system. Students will learn how to integrate a Mac client into a Windows network and connect a Mac Client to services such as Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange. Also covered is basic user configuration. This course maps to the Mac Integration Basics Certification Exam.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Windows Server

Course ID: N156
Credits: 3

Software Packaging and Deployment

The goal of this course is to provide students an understanding of how to rapidly deploy applications and operating environments. Students will utilize various methods of application deployment through creating automated installs and application and operating systems images. Students will successfully package and deploy applications and operating systems via these methods in a virtual and stand-alone environment.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Windows Server

Course ID: N233
Credits: 3

Mobile Support Principles

The Mobile Support Principles course covers the challenge of supporting mobile devices within a business. Topics covered are how to install custom software applications on various mobile operating systems as well as deploying standard operating images across multiple mobile devices. Additional time is spent on configuration of various mail clients, network configuration and general device troubleshooting.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Networks

Course ID: N259
Credits: 3

General

Microsoft Access

This course is designed to investigate the advanced applications and concepts available in Microsoft Office Access. Students will be introduced to database management features ranging from the creation and modification of databases to maintaining data integrity. This course is designed to help prepare students for the Access portion of the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam.

Prerequisite: Computer Applications and Business Systems Concepts

Course ID: D250
Credits: 3

Microsoft Windows Workstations

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure a Windows Workstation. The course gives the student the ability to provide technical support to a Windows Workstation. This course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs to reinforce the course materials. Further, the course helps prepare students to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of PC Hardware and Software

Course ID: N127
Credits: 3

Helpdesk Support

This course covers material used by helpdesk engineers to troubleshoot and solve user problems. Dealing with the user, identifying the problem, and fixing the problem will be discussed. Software concerning trouble tickets and tracking progress will be discussed.

Prerequisite: Professional Communication

Course ID: N149
Credits: 3

Linux Administration

This course is designed to introduce the Linux operating system. The students will learn to install, configure, maintain, administer, and use programming features of the Linux operating system. Students will learn how to download and install source application from the Internet, run Windows emulation, and apply Linux in the enterprise network environment. This course uses a combination of reading, lecture, Internet-based research, and lab work to reinforce the course materials. Further, this course helps prepare students to take an industry accepted Linux+ certification exam.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of PC Hardware and Software

Course ID: N208
Credits: 3

Introduction to HTML

This course will introduce students to the basics of HTML. Students will learn the latest in HTML, conforming to XML and XHTML coding standards. The course is a step-by-step approach for learning how to create, format, and enhance a webpage using HTML.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: W118
Credits: 3

Network Administration

Cisco Network Routing and Switching

This course prepares students to work with routers and switches in a Local Area Network. Students will learn how to configure and troubleshoot Cisco switches and routers. Concepts in the course will include routing protocols like RIPv1, RIPv2, OSPF, VLANs and VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks, as well as DHCP, DNS, and NAT. This course will help prepare students to take the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) Exam by using a variety of hands-on labs and simulations to understand router and switch configuration by emphasizing practical, real-world principles.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Networks; Microsoft Windows Server

Course ID: N201
Credits: 3

Linux Administration

This course is designed to introduce the Linux operating system. The students will learn to install, configure, maintain, administer, and use programming features of the Linux operating system. Students will learn how to download and install source application from the Internet, run Windows emulation, and apply Linux in the enterprise network environment. This course uses a combination of reading, lecture, Internet-based research, and lab work to reinforce the course materials. Further, this course helps prepare students to take an industry accepted Linux+ certification exam.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of PC Hardware and Software

Course ID: N208
Credits: 3

Windows Scripting

This course is designed to teach students basic scripting skills that can be used to automate administrative tasks and reporting. Topics will include an introduction to programming structures like variables, decisions, loops, arguments, and functions. Students will create Microsoft Windows-based scripts using technologies such as VBScript, PowerShell and take advantage of additional features in windows components such as WMI and ADSI.

Prerequisite: Windows Active Directory

Course ID: N211
Credits: 3

Windows Active Directory

The course will teach the concepts of utilizing Microsoft Windows Active Directory. Students will learn to install, set up, configure, utilize, maintain and trouble shoot Windows Active Directory. To reinforce the material in this course the instructor will assign direct hands on projects to be performed in a lab setting. Further, this course helps prepare students to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exam.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Windows Server

Course ID: N226
Credits: 3

SQL Server Administration

The goal of this course is to prepare individuals to work with and administer SQL Server. Students will learn how to install and maintain SQL Server and also how to use various tools helpful in creating backups, promoting security, and to enhance availability and performance of the database.

Prerequisite: Relational Databases

Course ID: N274
Credits: 3

Network Security

Cisco Network Routing and Switching

This course prepares students to work with routers and switches in a Local Area Network. Students will learn how to configure and troubleshoot Cisco switches and routers. Concepts in the course will include routing protocols like RIPv1, RIPv2, OSPF, VLANs and VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks, as well as DHCP, DNS, and NAT. This course will help prepare students to take the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) Exam by using a variety of hands-on labs and simulations to understand router and switch configuration by emphasizing practical, real-world principles.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Networks; Microsoft Windows Server

Course ID: N201
Credits: 3

Linux Administration

This course is designed to introduce the Linux operating system. The students will learn to install, configure, maintain, administer, and use programming features of the Linux operating system. Students will learn how to download and install source application from the Internet, run Windows emulation, and apply Linux in the enterprise network environment. This course uses a combination of reading, lecture, Internet-based research, and lab work to reinforce the course materials. Further, this course helps prepare students to take an industry accepted Linux+ certification exam.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of PC Hardware and Software

Course ID: N208
Credits: 3

Mobile and Mac OS Security

This course gives students an alternative perspective on securing multiple mobile operating systems. Students will learn how to apply security principles to Android, iOS, and Mac operating systems. They will learn how hackers penetrate these systems and how to properly secure each environment. Students will learn about aspects of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and understand what additional security measures need to be implemented to secure devices that are utilizing public networks.

Prerequisite: Networking Security

Course ID: N221
Credits: 3

Fundamentals of Ethical Hacking

This course will show students the opposing side to network security. Students will gain insight into the hacking mindset as well as learn how to directly apply ethical principles to the work they perform on a day-to-day basis. Students of this course will learn how to utilize various tools commonly used in network security as well as hacking. The end result of this course is to give the student a stronger perspective on how to utilize tools to better test and secure networks against threats.

Prerequisite: Networking Security

Course ID: N230
Credits: 3

Managing Information Security

Information security is not only an IT, but a management issue. Therefore, this course introduces students to a detailed examination of the systems-wide perspective of information security. They begin with the strategic planning process for security, which includes an examination of the policies, procedures and staffing functions necessary to organize and administrate ongoing security functions in an organization. Course subjects include security practices, security architecture and models, continuity planning and disaster recovery planning.

Prerequisite: Networking Security

Course ID: N253
Credits: 3

General Education Courses

Lower Division

English Composition (Required course)

English Composition

This course is designed to guide students in understanding the writing process and developing their ability to write and express ideas in an organized, unified, and coherent manner. Students will produce college-level writing that reflects awareness of rhetorical strategies, writing purpose, student voice, and appropriate grammar, punctuation, and usage skills. Through reading, writing, discussion, research, and collaboration, students will practice effective writing and apply course concepts.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: G124
Credits: 4

English Composition 2

This course builds on students' understanding of the writing process through an exploration of various writing strategies and research. Students will analyze readings and apply critical reading and writing skills. This course will develop argumentative writing and application of research.

Prerequisite: English Composition

Course ID: G126A
Credits: 4

Communication (Select 1 Course)

Introduction to Communication

The course will introduce students to basic models and theories of the communication process. Students will learn about a variety of elements involved in communication. They will also explore how factors such as race, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, and gender influence communication. Students will focus on developing an awareness of the effects of various types of communication on themselves and others. They will also develop practical skills for improving their ability to communicate in personal, social and professional contexts. Specific topics will include perception, self-concept, verbal and nonverbal communication, effective listening and communicating in culturally diverse settings.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: G141
Credits: 4

Oral Communication

This course will present students with a broad understanding of communication in a variety of contexts. Students will learn the processes and strategies of oral communication by exploring speech anxiety, audience analysis, and organizational speech patterns. Students will research, use supporting materials, and use effective language to develop and present a narrative, informative and persuasive speech.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G227
Credits: 4

Humanities (Select 2 Courses)

Humanities

This course investigates human creative achievement. It is designed to increase the student's understanding and appreciation of cultural literacy and the pursuit of humanitarian goals. Representative disciplines may include art, music, literature, architecture, drama, and philosophy.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G125
Credits: 4

Film Appreciation

Students will study different elements, forms, techniques and styles of film and will learn a critical approach to film and the motion picture industry. Students will critique films and filmmakers through various approaches and assessments that demonstrate analysis, interpretation, and evaluation skills as well as fostering a deeper appreciation and understanding of film as an art form.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G145
Credits: 4

Art Appreciation

Students will examine the historical, social, and technological factors that contribute to understanding the function and meaning of art in this course. Using a global and thematic approach, students will be introduced to the basic elements of art, while learning about a full range of media used to make art, and the fundamental concepts of art criticism. Western and non-Western art is represented, with a strong emphasis on a global perspective in relation to culture, communication, politics, and economics.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G147
Credits: 4

Creative Writing

This course will develop the student's talents in creative writing. Various forms of writing will be studied, such as short stories, novels, poems, plays and non-fiction. Works by students and others will be critiqued. Students will also develop editorial skills so that each writer may revise and improve his/her work. Students will compose a minimum of 6000 words over the course of the program.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: G201
Credits: 4

Introduction to Critical Thinking

A study of the rules of valid judging and reasoning, both inductive and deductive, in a traditional, language-centered context rather than a symbolic context. Logical analysis of both formal and informal fallacies and of the consistency and logical consequences of a given set of statements. Logical analysis is applied to concrete problems dealing with our knowledge of reality.

Prerequisite: English Composition

Course ID: G224
Credits: 4

Introduction to Literature

This course offers an introduction to the most common literary genres: fiction, poetry, drama, and literary non-fiction. Students will study the basic elements of each genre, learn how to compare genres, become familiar with sample texts that illustrate the particularities of each genre, and practice the skills of analyzing and writing about literary texts. Reading and analysis of texts will include a variety of literary forms and periods. Students will engage in approaches to determine literary meaning, form, and value.

Prerequisite: none [English Composition recommended]

Course ID: G230
Credits: 4

Conversational Spanish

This course focuses on common words and phrases students need to develop a working vocabulary which will enable them to communicate with Spanish-speaking individuals in their personal and professional lives. Although oral communication is stressed, included is an overview of Spanish grammar, phonetic pronunciation and Hispanic culture.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G238
Credits: 4

Math/Natural Sciences (*Required, Select 1 additional course)

College Algebra

This course provides students with the skills to achieve mastery of algebraic terminology and applications including, but not limited to, real number operations, variables, polynomials, integer exponents, graphs, factoring, quadratic equations, and word problems.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: G233*
Credits: 4

Structure and Function of the Human Body

This course provides a working knowledge of the structure and function of the human body. A general introduction to cells and tissues is followed by study of the anatomy and physiology of the skeletal and muscular systems. The student is introduced to the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine systems.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G150
Credits: 4

Scientific Literacy

In this course students will explore the role that science plays in the world. Students will survey different natural sciences such as: biology, health sciences, chemistry, physics, astronomy, and geology; as well as analyze specific case studies from these fields. Throughout the course students will develop their scientific reasoning skills. They will learn about the scientific method as well as how to detect common fallacies and misuses of science.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G152
Credits: 4

General Education Mathematics

This course introduces students to topics from modern mathematics that are relevant to everyday life and not typically covered in the standard college math sequence. Students will be exposed to a variety of mathematical tools from diverse branches of mathematics. They will utilize these tools to solve interesting real-world problems. Topics may include, but are not limited to, game theory, graph theory, the mathematics of growth, applications of geometry, probability, and statistics.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: G180
Credits: 4

Introduction to Human Biology

Students will explore fundamental concepts of human biology. They will examine cell structure and function, body systems, and biochemistry. They will also learn basic concepts of genetics and evolution. Students will explore the relationship of human populations and the ecosystem. Students will complete laboratory exercise coordinated with course content.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G215
Credits: 4

College Algebra

This course provides students with the skills to achieve mastery of algebraic terminology and applications including, but not limited to, real number operations, variables, polynomials, integer exponents, graphs, factoring, quadratic equations, and word problems.

Prerequisite: Passing grade in Foundation coursework or placement determined by Rasmussen College entrance placement exam score

Course ID: G233
Credits: 4

Introduction to Astronomy

Examines astronomical phenomena and concepts, including the solar system, stars and galaxies, planetary motions, atoms and radiation, and the origin and evolution of the universe.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G239
Credits: 4

Introduction to Geology

Examines basic geologic principles from a physical or historical perspective. Includes such topics as the formation of rocks and minerals; internal and external processes modifying the earth's surface and phenomena; and the evolutionary history of the earth, including its life forms, oceans and atmosphere.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G245
Credits: 4

Social Sciences (Select 2 Courses)

Principles of Economics

Introduction to national income theories, price theories and behavior of the firm under varying economic conditions. Includes the economic roles of business, government and households; economic fluctuations and growth; money and banking; and international economics.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G123
Credits: 4

Introduction to Sociology

This course introduces students to basic sociology terms and concepts. Students will understand how to apply sociological concepts and theories and analyze the structure and relationships of social institutions and the process of social change. Students will explore a variety of topics of sociological interest, including socialization, social inequality, social movements, and the impact of technology and social change on society.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G142
Credits: 4

Human Geography

This course will introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth's surface. Students will employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G146
Credits: 4

General Psychology

This course will provide students with a general understanding of basic methodologies, concepts, theories, and practices in contemporary psychology. Areas of investigation may include the goals and research methodologies of psychology, the science of the brain, theories of human development and intelligence, concepts of motivation and emotions, the science of sensation and perceptions, and the current practices pertaining to psychological disorders, therapies, and treatments.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G148
Credits: 4

Technology and Society

Students will examine the relationships, benefits, historical significance, and effects technology has on society. This course will investigate the local, national and global impact of technology on both individual and global cultures. This course introduces students to basic diversity and technology terms and concepts. Students will examine the influences that emerging technologies have on diversity awareness, the digital divide, and intercultural knowledge.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G149
Credits: 4

Understanding Cultures

This course is a comparative study of societies and cultures around the world and the cultures within the United States, focusing on the effects of ethnicity and race on African Americans, Latino, Asian American and Native Americans living in the United States. Topics include family, marriage, power, religion, values, inequality, social organization, language, social stratification, economic processes, conflicts and cultural and social change over time. Examples will be drawn from Africa, South America, North America, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G200
Credits: 4

Macroeconomics

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of macroeconomics, which deals with the economy as a whole. An overview of the American economy will be explored through a study of basic supply and demand analysis and a review of fiscal and monetary policy to phases of the business cycle. Unemployment, inflation, GDP, and policy decisions which affect the American economy at home and abroad will be covered.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G203
Credits: 4

Microeconomics

Students will be introduced to the field of microeconomics in this course, including theories of production, determination of prices, and distribution of income in regulated and unregulated industries. Other topics may include industrial relations, monopolies, and comparative economic systems.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G204
Credits: 4

American/U.S. National Government

This course presents the development and evolution of the American national government with emphasis on the structures and processes of our representative democracy, including its ties to culture, politics and policies, political parties, and state and local governments.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G242
Credits: 4

United States History: 1900 to the Present

This course provides an overview of the history of the United States during the 20th century up until the present day. The political, social, and economic aspects of this time will be explored amid a variety of human cultures, values, and perspectives within the United States.

Prerequisite: none

Course ID: G270
Credits: 4

Total Associate's Degree Credits

General Education Credits: 32

Major and Core Credits: 44

Track Credits: 15

Total Associate's Degree Credits: 91*

* Credit totals do not include Foundation Courses. Students must either demonstrate mastery of the subject matter in Foundation Courses through a Rasmussen College entrance placement exam or by successful completion of Foundation Courses.

NOTE: N208 Linux Administration and N201 Cisco Routing and Switching are prerequisite to courses contained in the Information Security BS degree program. Students that continue into the Information Security BS degree program must complete N208 prior to taking N437 Linux Security Strategies and must complete N201 prior to taking N314 Advance Cisco Network Security - CCNA.

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