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The University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to learn and apply computer programming, design and networking techniques. Learn more about this online associate's degree program here.
The curriculum of the online Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology program at University of Phoenix focuses on introductory networking, web design, security and programming concepts and methods. Area of concentration courses address programming practices, web page layout, local area networks, Wide Area Networking, telecommunications, backup and implementation planning, and program design. Students have the opportunity to work with digital imaging and web development software and tools to create their own web pages. Courses are also taken in the areas of communication arts, social sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and humanities to satisfy general Associate of Arts degree requirements.
You should have some experience or a familiarity with computers. Prior technical courses in basic computer programming and computer science are not required, but can be beneficial. Applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
Students of the University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology program must complete 60 total credits, with 18 of those credits taken in area of concentration courses. Classes are taken in complementary pairs or blocks and are nine weeks in duration. Students entering the program with 24 or more transfer credits adhere to the Track A curriculum, while the Track B curriculum is for students with less than 24 transfer credits. Track B students follow the University of Phoenix First-Year Sequence.
Information technology concentration courses
Upon completion of the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology program, you could be eligible for entry-level positions in corporate IT departments. Graduates could choose to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Concentration areas in this program include:
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