Ivy Tech Associate Degree Program Descriptions

Computer Information Science                                                                                    
Get the knowledge you need to meet today’s business requirements in the computer world. The CIS curriculum is designed to provide a flexible and comprehensive education. You will be instructed in both theoretical concepts and practical applications. You also will become familiar with programming languages, operating systems, database management systems, and web design, as well as application programming concepts and practices. Sample Careers: Information Manager, Website Manager, Computer Programmer. Degrees Available: Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science Technical Certificate. Concentrations Offered: Database Management, Programmer/Analyst Student Directed Studies, Web Management

Criminal Justice                                                                                                                  
If you are looking for an opportunity for public service in a challenging job that involves personal responsibility, you may find success in the criminal justice field. Knowledge of sociology, psychology, government and law is helpful in preparing for this career. Sample Careers: Corrections officer, law enforcement officer. Degrees Available Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science Concentrations Offered Corrections, Law Enforcement, Youth Services 

General Studies                                                                                                                   
The General Studies program focuses on students taking their first two years of college at Ivy Tech and then transferring their credits to other colleges and universities both in state and out of state. General Studies' students complete a core of general education courses which include: Fundamentals of Public Speaking, English Composition, Exposition and Persuasion, Mathematics and Life and Physical Sciences. Also students select from courses which include: History, Government and Politics, Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy. Sample Careers The General Studies program is designed as a transfer opportunity to bachelor’s degree-granting institutions. Degrees Available Associate of Science

Health Sciences
Surgical Technology

Pre-Engineering
The program is designed to prepare you for transfer to baccalaureate degree programs in  engineering. The program curriculum will provide a strong foundation in science, math and technology. Special emphasis is placed on qualitative and quantitative analytical skills necessary in engineering design and problem solving while working in a cooperative team environment. Skills and knowledge can be applied to a wide range of baccalaureate engineering specialties including Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Industrial, and Chemical engineering. The program will also focus on the applied aspects of science and engineering. Sample Careers Transfer degree Degrees Available Associate of Science