|General Education (15 Credits)
English Composition I
This course will allow students to develop an understanding of good college level writing
with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Written communications of
impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are
required. Stress on the building of an active vocabulary and on correct sentence and
|English Composition I
English Composition II
This course is designed to build upon the competencies acquired in English Composition
I and to further refine students' writing process. Students develop proficiency in academic
writing, information literacy, and critical thinking abilities and business documents.
Prerequisites: ASB 1001
|English Composition II
This course will cover polynomial and rational equations and inequalities, graphs of
functions, rate of change, transformations, extreme values, modeling, combining
functions, one to-one and inverse functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions,
laws of logarithms, exponential and logarithmic equations, modeling, systems of
equations, linear systems in three variables, nonlinear systems of equations, and linear
and nonlinear systems of inequalities.
This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of Probability and
Statistics through assignments and forums. The students will learn to: organized data in
different types of graphs, identify the use and misuse of graphical representations, apply
and interpret data distribution, measures of center, apply and interpret probability, apply
and interpret numerical measures of variability, and calculate and interpret area under the
normal distribution curve.
Prerequisites: ASB 2038
Critical Thinking and Ethics
This course gives a practical background in critical thinking generally and as applied
specifically to ethical analysis, argumentation, discussion, writing, and the justification of
ethical positions. The emphasis is on understanding the facts, concepts and ethical claims
in the issues, understanding the arguments on each side of the issue, and being able to
formulate and defend your ethical conclusions. It will allow the students to apply critical
thinking and ethical analysis to various important general issues, personal conflicts and a
variety of case studies in business.
|Critical Thinking and Ethics
|Core Courses (45 Credits)
Information Management for Business
This course focuses on the information explosion, the globalization of economies, and the
increased competition and how information technology (IT) is being used as a tool to
implement business strategies and gain competitive advantage, not merely to support
business operations. This course takes a management instead of a technical approach to
the material presented. As such, it should be of interest to students of general
management interested in information technology issues and to students of information
technology interested in management issues.
|Information Management for Business
Principles of Project Management
This course introduces participants to Project Management as a business tool, developing
skills and abilities to solve problems, organize and present projects, ensuring that the
proposal relates to an idea based on entrepreneurship. This course focuses on creating
high performance teams and developing the leadership of Project Managers.
|Principles of Project Management
Service Desk Concepts
This module introduces the students to the concepts and skills of system analysis and
design. It includes expanded coverage of data flow diagrams, data dictionary, and process
|Service Desk Concepts
Principles of Information Technology
This course introduces the student to current information technology with an emphasis on
online design and application. Students will be introduced to hardware and software
concepts, online media, blogs, and general networking concepts and security, as well as
how to effectively develop and manage online identity.
|Principles of Information Technology
This course covers proportional logic and certainty and validity tests, application of set
number theory and counting principles for solving problems. The course develops the
skills of abstraction for computer-related activities.
This course defines, explains, and applies introductory operating systems concepts:
process management, inter-process communication, memory management, I/O systems,
and file systems.
Fundamentals of Database Management
This course emphasizes database concepts, developments, use and management in three
main sections: database concepts, practice, and emerging trends. Relational database
systems are the main focus, but other types, including object- oriented databases, are
studied. The practical design of databases and developing database applications using
modern software tools is emphasized.
|Fundamentals of Database Systems
Networking Management Fundamentals
This course provides students with instruction in networking technologies and their
implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols,
transmission media, and networking hardware and software.
|Networking Management Fundamentals
Web Page Development Concepts
The course covers using HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style
|Web Page Development Concepts
Associate Final Project
The Associate Option Capstone is designed to provide knowledge on the identification,
analysis and synthesis of current trends and incremental changes in the chosen technical
area of study.
|Associate Final Project
Computer Programming Fundamentals
This course is designed as an introduction to computer science using Python, a generalpurpose and very popular language. Topics include variables and data types, decision
structures, loops, functions, recursion, and object-oriented concepts.
|Computer Programming Fundamentals
Office Productivity Tools
This course focuses on gaining fundamentals hands-on experience using the integrated
programs of Productivity Tools. It is designed to use the basic features of Google Docs,
Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google communication tools, Google Calendar, Google
Drive, Google Forms and to integrate data between the applications.
|Office Productivity Tools
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to configure a computer
and its components to match specific requirements. Students will also learn to identify
different kinds of network cabling, connection types, and mobile device technologies.