Information System Analyst

Information Technology 

The Anoka Technical College Information System Analyst program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers.

The unique program allows technical specialization in Information System Analyst while the common core courses and required electives from other specializations build the broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Graduates are encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work study positions are be available. 

IT graduates are highly employable; in many cases, even before graduation.

The Information Technology Management Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in IT fields with the highest demand, both today and in the future. The program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers.

The IT degree has an initial curriculum of over 90 courses in seven career areas of concentration:

  • Convergence Technology
  • Database Design & Development
  • Network Analyst
  • Game Programming
  • Software Development
  • Web Design & Development
  • Mobile Development

Graduates will be encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work-study positions will also be available. The IT graduate will be highly employable - in many cases, even before graduation.

This unique program allows technical specialization in one option while the common core courses and required electives from other options build a broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Prequisites

Some courses may require an Accuplacer/ACT score or completion of basic math, basic English, and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.

Credits

 TOTAL CREDITS
72
 Technical Credits 57
 ITEC 1002
 Network Network Fundamentals
3
 ITEC 1016  Web Development Technologies
4
 ITEC 1025  Project Management
4
 ITEC 1035  Documentation Standards
2
 ITEC 1070
 IT Support
1
 ITEC 2100  Programming Logic and Design
4
 ITEC 2900  Integrated Capstone Project
4
 TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals  3
 ITEC 2105 JAVA Programming                             
4
 ITEC 2113 .NET Technologies
4
 ITEC 2120  DB Design and SQL
4
 ITEC 2136  Web Data Technologies
4
 ITEC 2145
 Database Programming
4
 ITEC 2220
 DB Administration & Security
4
 ITEC 2501  Android Application Development
4
 ITEC 2140  Business Intelligence
4
 
 General Education/MnTC Requirements
15
Fifteen (15) general education credits of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) are required. Student is required to take:
General Education/MnTC courses:
including one (1) transferable MATH** course MnTC Goal Area 4
15

**MATH may have a prerequisite depending on Accuplacer assessment score.

 

Program Sequence

Please see your program advisor for more information.

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

To see how this may transfer into other Anoka Technical College program or into another college, please visit:

Industry Information

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of all software developers, including database developers, will grow 22% from 2012 to 2022, which is a pace much faster than the national average for all jobs. The median annual earnings of applications software developers were $90,060 in May 2012.

Wages/Outlook/Advancement

Faculty

The Information Technology instructors at Anoka Technical College are experts in their fields, committed to providing high-quality, hands-on, skill-based education to their students.

Faculty members are called on by local industry experts and businesses to provide expert insight and to recommend students for employment.

Vicki Baumgartner
763-576-4146

Tracy Hoffman
763-576-4198

Lisa Hubbard
763-576-4085

Jerry Kne
763-576-4044

Alex Minakov
763-576-4002

Julie Myers
763-576-4072

Mary Lebens
763-576-4169

For service during summer hours contact Enrollment Services
763-576-7710

The Database Design & Development diploma is a program that provides students the knowledge needed to design and implement information technology solutions that meet business requirements. Students are prepared to enter the job market as Data Analysts, Software programmers, Database Developers, Business Analysts, or Systems Analysts.

Prequisites

Some courses may require an Accuplacer/ACT score or completion of basic math, basic English, and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.

Credits

 TOTAL CREDITS
 57
Technical Education 57
ITEC 1002 Networking Fundamentals
3
ITEC 1016 Web Development Technologies 4
ITEC 1025 Project Management
4
ITEC 1035 Documentation Standards
2
ITEC 1070
IT Support
1
ITEC 2100 Programming Logic & Design
4
ITEC 2900 Integrated Capstone Project
4
TLIT 1005 Technology Fundamentals
3
ITEC 2105 JAVA Programming
4
ITEC 2113 .NET Technologies
4
ITEC 2120 DB Design & SQL
4
ITEC 2136 Web Data Technologies
4
ITEC 2140 Business Intelligence 4
ITEC 2145
Database Programming
4
ITEC 2220
DB Administration & Security 4
ITEC 2501
Android Application Development
4

Program Sequence

Please see your program Advisor for more information.

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.                                                                                                                                                                

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

To see how this may transfer into other Anoka Technical College program or into another college, please visit:

Industry Description

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of all software developers, including database developers, will grow 22% from 2012 to 2022, which is a pace much faster than the national average for all jobs. The median annual earnings of applications software developers were $90,060 in May 2012.

Wages/Outlook/Advancement

Gainful Employment Report

Faculty

The Information Technology instructors at Anoka Technical College are experts in their fields, committed to providing high-quality, hands-on, skill-based education to their students.

Faculty members are called on by local industry experts and businesses to provide expert insight and to recommend students for employment.

Vicki Baumgartner
763-576-4146

Tracy Hoffman
763-576-4198

Lisa Hubbard
763-576-4085

Jerry Kne
763-576-4044

Alex Minakov
763-576-4002

Julie Myers
763-576-4072

Mary Lebens
763-576-4169

For service during summer hours contact Enrollment Services
763-576-7710

Start

Fall: August, October
Spring: January, March
(Also multiple start options each semester)

Award

AAS Degree with Emphasis
Diploma

Contact

Vicki Baumgartner
763-576-4146

Tracy Hoffman
763-576-4198

Lisa Hubbard
763-576-4085

Jerry Kne
763-576-4044

Alex Minakov
763-576-4002

Julie Myers
763-576-4072


“Our students get great jobs! The IT program was designed by the very industry that hires our students, and our outstanding advisory committee is committed to keeping our program relevant and cutting edge. ”