Indigenous Science Information Technology – A.A.

The Information Technology (IT) program is designed for students to receive an Associates of Arts Degree in Indigenous Science with an emphasis in Information Technology.  The Information Technology track offers knowledge and experience in computer systems, programming, data management, computer forensics, and much more through classroom and co-curricular opportunities. Information Technology graduates will be qualified for entry-level positions and will have a solid base to pursue a 4-yr degree in computer science or Information Technology.

60-63 Credits

Core Requirements (15 Credits):

LLTC Core Requirements – 15 Credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
ANI 100 Introduction to Anishinaabe Studies 3 FA/SP
EDU 102 Miikana (FYE) 2 FA/SP
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3 FA/SP
ITECH 100 Computer Applications I 3 FA/SP
OJI 101 Speaking Ojibwe I 4 FA/SP
Category 1: Communications – 3 Credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
ENGL 102 English Composition II 3 ENGL 101 FA/SP
or SPCH 201 Speech and Communications 3 ENGL 101 FA/SP
ESS Program Requirements – 21 Credits Cr. Pre-Req Term
BIO 121 General Biology I & Lab 4 Fall
BIO 122 General Biology II & Lab 4 BIO 121 Spring
BIO 204 Environmental Science 3
CHEM 100 Foundations in Chemistry 4 Fall
or CHEM 111 General Chemistry 4 CHEM 100
ENGL 200 Literature and the Environment 3 ENGL 101
or ENGL 250 Contemporary American Indian Literature 3 MATH 150 FA/SP
MATH 155 Advanced College Algebra or Higher 3 MATH 150 FA/SP
ESS Electives – 12 Credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
BIO 140 Ecology 3
or BIO 200 Ethnobiology 3
ESS 220 Introduction to Atmospheric Science 3 MATH 150
ESS 240 Watershed Research Methods and the Leech Lake Area 4 ESS 220 or IP
FOR 210 Freshwater Studies 4 BIO 140
GEOL 110 Physical Geology and Earth Systems 4
GEOL 210 Soil and Sediments and the Leech Lake Area 3 GEOL 110
General Education Electives 1 – 6 Credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
HIS 101 U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present 3
or HIS 150 History of Leech Lake 3 FA/SP
or POLSC 225 Treaty Law and Tribal Sovereignty 3 Spring
or PSY 100 General Psychology 3 FA/SP
or ANI 200 Indigenous American Leadership 3 Spring
or SOC 200 Indigenous American Women 3 Spring
or PHIL 200 Indigenous American Philosophy 3 Fall
or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
General Education Electives 2 – 3 Credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
ART XXX Art Course, See course descriptions for options 3-6 FA/SP
or MUS 250 History of Anishinaabe Music and Dance 3 Fall
Total= 59-66 Credits Fall