Rowan College at Gloucester County

Information Technology (A.A.S.)

​​​​Description

The Information Technology career program is designed for students who wish to seek employment immediately after graduation. Students are taught the fundamentals and integration of the most commonly used business applications. The program includes courses that will provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for success in a variety of computer information technology careers.

Program Goals

Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to seek employment as a business programmer, application developer or salesperson of computer software or services

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with a broad range of audiences

  • Analyze a problem and critically investigate and define computing requirements appropriate for its solution

  • Demonstrate knowledge of programming processes, including planning, writing, testing, executing and debugging

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Web and database design, development and management in a business information environment

Admissions

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to applicants who are high school graduates, High School Equivalency (HSE) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

Program Classes

Students may download the Program Require​ments​ to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCGC Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Class Schedule Listing shows the availability of classes for each semester.

Program Advisor
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.
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Downloa​d Program Requirements

 

Transfer Opportunities

Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.

Some students in this program have transferred to the following four-year institutions:

  • Drexel University
  • Goldey-Beacom College
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
Students may visit the Career and Planning (CAP) Center to discuss transfer options.​

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this program will qualify for employment as:

  • Programmers

  • Programmer/analysts

  • Systems analysts

  • IT support specialists

Students can find out where U.S. News & World Report rates computer information technology positions​ in U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs listing.

Students may visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.​​

Disclaimer:
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.