Pre-Major, Information Technology
Associate in Arts Degree
This pre-major is designed for the student who plans to transfer to the University of Central Florida as a junior to complete a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. If this pre-major transfers to a limited-access program, you are responsible for completing the specific requirements of the institution to which you will transfer as completion of this pre-major does not guarantee admission to an upper division limited-access program. For specific transfer information, meet with a Valencia advisor or Academic Dean to review your transfer plans, and check the transfer institution catalog for specific degree requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to take electives that relate to their intended baccalaureate degree program.
This pre-major is a planned course of study that includes suggested courses in several areas: Courses to satisfy Valencia’s general education requirements for the A.A. degree, the Statewide Common Program Prerequisites for the specific upper division major, the requirements needed to transfer to the University of Central Florida, and/or another Florida public institution, and courses that have been selected by faculty as best preparation for your major but are not required for transfer.
Degree-seeking students enrolling at Valencia for the first time will have a limited range of courses from which to choose for their first 18 college-level credits. Within the first 18 college credit hours, you will be required to take SLS 1122 (3 credits), ENC1101 (3 credits), and a mathematics course appropriate to your selected meta-major (3 credits). The remaining courses should be chosen from the General Education Core Courses in humanities (3 credits), science (3 credits), or social science (3 credits), and/or the introductory courses within the A.A. Pre-Majors (or articulated pre-majors for those tabs). For specific courses see the Foundation Courses on the “Program Requirements” tab. For course sequencing recommendations, you can create an education plan by logging into Atlas, clicking on the LifeMap tab and clicking My Education Plan.
In order to be eligible for and calculated in your enrollment status for financial aid, courses for which you are enrolled must count toward your Associate in Arts degree (36 credits of general education and 24 credits of electives). Courses listed in this plan may not be eligible for and calculated in your enrollment status financial aid if you took other course work outside of this plan (examples include prior course work from prerequisites, changing a major, and transfer course work not included in this plan).
A Math Pathway is the recommended math course sequence that leads to completion of the General Education math requirement that a student would take within his/her Meta-Major. The Meta-Majors are a collection of eight academic clusters that have related courses. The intent of selecting a Meta-Major is to help you choose a major and degree based on your interests, knowledge, skills and abilities. The recommended math pathway for this transfer plan is the STEM path; see the program requirements tab for specific courses. Advisors are available on all campuses to discuss Meta-Majors and to help you review transfer institution catalogs for specific math requirements.
- Solve problems using computer programs
- Implement a database from logical design
- Demonstrate readiness for transfer
- Apply various methods of proof ad disproof
Foundation Courses ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I (GR) +*~ 3 SLS 1122 NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE ~ 3 SPC 1608 FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH ~ 3 MAC 1105 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (GR) +*~ 3 Humanities See Gen. Ed. Core Requirement 3 PSY 2012 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY ~ 3 COP 2220C C PROGRAMMING +* 3 Intermediate Courses ENC 1102 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION II (GR) +*~ 3 MAC 1114 COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY (GR) +*~ 3 PHY 2053C COLLEGE PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY +*~ 4 CGS 2545C DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS + 3 COP 2800C JAVA PROGRAMMING +* 3 STA 2023 STATISTICAL METHODS (GR) +*~ 3 Advanced Courses Social Sciences See Gen. Ed. Institutional Requirement (GR) +*~ 3 PHY 2054C COLLEGE PHYSICS II WITH ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY +*~ 4 COP 2805C ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING +* 3 COT 2104C FOUNDATIONS OF DISCRETE MATHEMATICS +* 3 ECO 2023 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS-MICRO 3 or ECO 2013 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS-MACRO Elective Consult with an advisor for appropriate course 1 Humanities See Gen. Ed. Institutional Requirement (GR) +*~ 3 Total Credit Hours 60
This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
This is a General Education course.
Denotes a Gordon Rule course.