Our Computer Information Technology degree prepares you for an entry-level position in the support of information systems and technology services in a business setting. With this degree, you can enter the job market or pursue further study, including SPC’s bachelor’s degree in technology development and management. As part of the A.S. degree, you complete a technology support internship, providing invaluable experience for your career. Students prepare to sit for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and MOS: Excel and Access industry certifications.
Our Help Desk Support Specialist certificate transfers to our A.S. Degree
in Computer Information Technology. Our A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in
Technology Development and Management.
This program prepares you for an
entry-level position in the support of information systems and technology
services in a business setting. Employment of Computer Support Specialists is
expected to grow 17 percent through 2022.
Our program prepares you for
entry-level work as:
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2018 (550)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2018 (550), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Dr. James Stewart, Dean of Technology
This program prepares the student for an entry-level position in the support of information systems and technology services in a business setting. Students will learn technical skills in networking, spreadsheet & database programming, Web tools, and information technology security. Students will have the opportunity to learn software application support, hardware configurations & troubleshooting, and data analysis. Students will have the opportunity to sit for the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MOS Excel, and MOS Access industry certifications after completing the associated courses.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
1511010307: Information Technology
Federal CIP Code
11.0103: Information Technology.
Job Related Opportunities
Minimum grade of "C" required in all Major core and subplan courses.
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCommunications - Composition
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCommunications - Speech
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSSocial and Behavioral Sciences
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSHumanities and Fine Arts
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSMathematics
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEthics
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEnhanced World View
MAJOR CORE COURSESComplete 27 credits
Select ONE of the following Subplans
SUBPLANSelect ONE subplan below (Complete 15 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESComputer Support Subplan (COSUP)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESData Technology Subplan (DATA)
* Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Computer Competency requirement for this AS degree1 Pending SCNS approval; tentative Spring 2019 implementation2 Pending SCNS approval; tentative Spring 2019 implementation3 Pending SCNS approval; tentative Spring 2019 implementation
Students will learn technical skills in:
St. Petersburg College P.O. Box 13489St. Petersburg FL 33733-3489727-341-4772