Computer Information Technology Associate in Science Degree

The Computer Information Technology A.S. degree program develops students who can apply their knowledge & skills in software, hardware, networking and/or programming to troubleshoot problems, analyze opportunities, develop multiple solution strategies, and communicate effectively with all constituencies.

This program includes the following certificates:

Help Desk Support Technician, College Credit Certificate (18 credits)

Cybersecurity, College Credit Certificate (24 credits)

Information Technology Analysis, College Credit Certificate (27 credits)

Information Technology Support Specialist, College Credit Certificate (24 credits)

You can prepare for the CAHIMS Industry Certification by taking the 9 credit hours listed under professional electives.

Program Requirements

General Education Courses

ENC 1101College Composition I

3 Credits

ENC 2210Technical & Professional Writing

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area II: Humanities

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area III: Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area IV: Mathematics

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Intermediate Courses

GEB 2214Business Communications

3 Credits

CTS 2134Network+ Concepts

3 Credits

CTS 2142Project Management Concepts

3 Credits

COP 2700Database and SQL Concepts

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Introductory Courses

CGS 1100Business Computer Applications

3 Credits

CTS 1155Help Desk Customer Service

3 Credits

CTS 1133A+ Software

3 Credits

CTS 1131A+ Hardware

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Advanced Courses

CET 2660Network Security Fundamentals

3 Credits

CTS 2334Server Administration

3 Credits

CIS 2321Systems Analysis & Design

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Program Electives

Students should check with transfer institution before selecting course to guarantee transferability.

It is strongly recommended that professional electives be selected in consultation with a Computer Information Technology faculty member.

Select 9 credits from the following:

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra

3 Credits

MAT 1100Intermediate Math for Liberal Arts

3 Credits

CTS 2321Linux System Administration

3 Credits

COP 1000Introduction to Programming

3 Credits

CET 2880Digital Forensics

3 Credits

CIS 2530Introduction to Cybersecurity

3 Credits

Any CGS, CTS, CET, COP, CIS course not listed above.

3 Credits

       These three HSM courses must be taken for CAHIMS Certification:

HSA 1100Healthcare Delivery Systems

3 Credits

HSC 1531Medical Terminology

3 Credits

HIM 1211Basic Health Information Technology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 57

When beginning this program, students should make an appointment for advising with the program manager.

Only required courses for an LSSC degree or qualifying certificate program are eligible for federal financial aid.  Verify course choices and avoid charges by making an appointment with an academic advisor.

For information about career options, visit www.lssc.edu/careers.

Students must complete 25% of each program's total credit hours at LSSC.

Academic Advising
Leesburg Campus 352-365-3574
South Lake Campus 352-243-5722
Sumter Center 352-568-0001
Career Development Services
Careers@lssc.edu 352-323-3603
Program Contact Information
CIT@lssc.edu 352-536-2149