WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College

WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College

Computer Information Technology
Systems Development
Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program provides students with the technical skills required for entry-level computer programming and other related positions in support of the achievement of business requirements.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Define, develop, test, analyze and maintain new software applications
  • Write, code, test and analyze software programs and applications
  • Research, design, document and modify software specifications
  • Provide end user support and training
  • Design, build and implement new Web pages and sites
  • Integrating sites with back end applications
  • Perform day-to-day administration of the organization’s Web portfolio
  • Use of a variety of Web development languages
  • Develop e-commerce and e-business strategies

Graduates of this program can expect to obtain employment in positions such as programmer analyst, software developer, Visual Basic Programmer, Web developer, Webmaster, e-Business specialist and user interface analysts and Internet programmer.


First Year - Fall Semester

CourseCr. Hours
CIT 105 Windows O/S, Administration and Troubleshooting        3
CIT 112 Access        3
CIT 117 MS Applications        3
CIT 187 HTML/CSS        3
CIT 232 Intro. to Program Logic & Java        3

First Year - Spring Semester

Course                                                                                 Cr. Hours
CIT 176 Visual Basic Programming        3
CIT 205 Web Development Tools        3
CIT 272 Object Oriented Programming/Data Structures        3
ENG 101 College Composition I        3
SPCH 101 Interpersonal Communication
SPCH 105 Fundamentals of Speech

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course                                                                                  Cr. Hours
CIT 215 Client Side Scripting / Java Script        3
CIT 237 Advanced Database programming        3
CIT 250 IT Analysis and Design        3
CIT 253 ASP & E-Business Programming        3
PSYC 155 Human Relations        3

Second Year - Spring Semester

Course                                                                              Cr. Hours
CIT 107 Excel       3
CIT 227 Mobile Applications Development       3
CIT       Restricted Elective**       3
CIT 291 CIT Practicum       3
            General Education Core Requirement       1
MATH    Core Requirement       2

Total Hours in Program – 60

**Select from CIT 111, CIT 207, CIT 123, MGT 250, MGT 253