Information Technology – General Studies Track

The Information Technology (IT) – General Studies track at GTCC is designed for students who desire the ultimate in flexibility and the option to select their own IT courses for their Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree.  Aside from the required courses, you are able to create a customized degree plan based upon IT courses that interest you.  In this track you select 27 credit hours from any of our IT classes, which are then applied to your degree.  It is recommended that you select one or more of our many IT Certificate programs of study, so upon completion of the AAS degree, you will also have certificates from GTCC in their disciplines of preference.  This is not required, however, and you may select any approved IT course from the following prefixes:  CT, CIS, CSC, CTI, CTS, DBA, HBI, HIT, NET, NOS, SEC, SGD or WEB.

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Information Technology - General Studies

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to follow the general enrollment process for GTCC, found here.  During the advising process you will have the opportunity to indicate your desire to study within this curriculum. Your advisor will help you sign up for the specific courses you need.

Ernie Puglisi, Instructor
Contact Number: (336) 334-4822
Extension: 50651
Email: ejpuglisi@gtcc.edu 

Dr. Michael Collins, Instructor
Contact Number: (336) 334-4822
Extension: 50478
Email: mrcollins@gtcc.edu

Yes, Financial aid is available if you qualify. Please visit the Financial Aid web page or contact the Financial Aid office at 336-334-4822. Select option 3.

No. All software needed to complete this degree are free to students. You will learn to use several professional computer software applications during the completion of this degree. These are the standard used in the industry.

You will need a PC running the Windows operating system. An Apple brand computer running the MacOS operating system may not support some the software you are required to use.  If using a Mac, please ensure you can dual boot to Windows or use a virtualization application (such as Virtual Box, VMware, Parallels, etc.) for Windows applications.

Yes, this program is offered entirely online as part of our eDegree Program.  It is also available at our Jamestown Campus.