A.S. in Computer Science
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: As the electronic systems and equipment that power our personal and professional lives become more pervasive and integral to our existence, the expertise of the electronics and computer technologist is increasingly vital. To this end, ACU based its Electronics and Computer Technology program on fundamentals of the technology driving today's systems, including telecommunications, networks, wireless, computers, controls and instrumentation. Graduates have a broad knowledge base that qualifies them for challenging career-entry positions in the dynamic electronics and computer fields.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: The ECT program is designed to produce graduates who are able to: Apply knowledge of analog and digital electronics to describe, utilize, analyze and troubleshoot electronic systems. Construct and configure working prototypes of pre-designed systems that combine hardware and software. Conduct experiments with electronics and software systems, employing appropriate test equipment to evaluate performance and determine needed repairs. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work effectively in a team environment and display good customer service skills.
Use applied research and problem-solving skills to enhance learning at ACU and throughout their careers.
CAREERS: Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, Administrative Clerk, Executive Assistant, Office Manager. Human Resources, Retail Store Manager
Requirements: CREDITS Seven (7) General Education Courses = 28 Credits (with all Associate Degree programs of study)
General Education Courses include: CSC 100, College Success Course, PD 100, Professional Development, ECO 101, Economics, ENG 101, HIS 101, PSY 101- Psychology, SOC 101 – Sociology.