Science, Technologies, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Academy

Queensborough Academy
The STEM Academy provides the highest quality of science education, scholarly research, and technical expertise to the people and industries of the United States.

Internet and Information Technology – Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS)

Common core category Course no. Course title Credits
Common core requirements
REQUIRED CORE I.A ENGL-103 Writing for the New Media 3
ENGL-102 English Composition II 3
REQUIRED CORE I.B MA-321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society 3
REQUIRED CORE I.C Life and Physical Sciences 3-4
FLEXIBLE CORE II.A/II.B/II.D/II.E Social Sciences and History course1 (highly recommended: ECON 101, ECON 102) 6
FLEXIBLE CORE II.A/II.B/II.C/II.D Humanities elective 3
Subtotal 21-22
Major requirements
ET-504 Operating Systems and System Deployment 2
ET-575 Introduction to C++ Programming Design and Implementation 3
ET-704 Networking Fundamentals I 4
ET-705 Networking Fundamentals II 4
ET-710 Web Technology I 4
ET-712 Web Client Programming 3
ET-716 Java Programming Technology 4
ET-718 Database Technology 3
ET-720 Advanced Web and Multimedia Programming Applications 1
ET-725 Computer Network Security 3
Subtotal 31
Additional Major requirements
Laboratory Science 2 BI-132, BI-171, CH-102, CH-111, CH-121, CH-122, ET-842 OR PH-112 0-1
Subtotal 0-1
Select 7 credits from the following:
ET-375 Introduction to Robotics
ET-481 Personal Computer Technology, Architecture, and Troubleshooting
ET-506 Introduction to UNIX (LINUX)
ET-510 Introduction to Digital Electronics
ET-5703 Creating Smartphone Apps
ET-7143 Web Technologies II
ET-7283 Web Tech: XML
ET-991 Cooperative Education
ET-992 Cooperative Education
Subtotal 7
Total credits required 60
*All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

1 ECON-101 and ECON-102 are highly recommended as flexible core electives

2 STEM Variant in Required Core 1C satisfies laboratory science elective requirement.

3 Highly recommended electives

*Pending NYSED Approval