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LFCC's Information Systems Technology (IST) Program provides students an opportunity to complete an associate of applied science degree in IST. The IST degree is based on core courses which are required for all IST degree students. The degree will also allow students to obtain specialized areas of study by using the courses contained in one or more Career Studies Certificates (CSC) to satisfy the "Approved IT electives" found in the IST degree program. The specializations are provided through the Career Studies Certificates.

This method enables a student to 1) focus on basic IT skills during the first year of study; and 2) make an informed choice as to the field of concentration that best suits the student.

SDV 101 Orientation to the IT Professions

This one-credit course is designed specifically for students enrolled in the IST degree program. The course introduces students to the skills which are necessary to achieve their academic goals, to services offered at the college as well as IT-specific content areas related to careers, industry certifications, work-related ethical issues among other IT topics. Also included is use of the learning resources center; counseling and advising services; listening, test taking and study skills.

To enroll in this course, students must receive prior permission. To do so, contact Prof. Art Lee () providing your LFCC student ID number as well as the name of the IST program in which you are enrolled.

For detailed information about the IST associate in applied science degree, please click on the links below.


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