Computers/Information Management (AAS)
Computers/Information Management Accreditation
Normandale’s Computers/Information Management Program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
The goal of this program is to provide students with knowledge of the technologies and the skills that facilitate the delivery and management of information. The courses can provide the basic computer skills helpful for study in any field, for the upgrading of computer skills used within the context of employment in any field and for personal use. Most four-year programs require competence in using the computer before admission is granted. Completion of many of the courses in this program will prepare students with the skills necessary to successfully complete industry testing for specialized certificates showing mastery of current business software. These industry credentials show that the student meets globally recognized performance standards. Students earning these credentials are valuable to organizations that want to reinforce their technology investments with accelerated productivity and improved organizational performance. Industry certifications are available from companies such as Microsoft and from globally recognized organizations.
Specialized Career Program Requirements: (18 cr)
Choose two of the following courses:
General Education Requirements: (20 cr)
Complete at least 6 credits selected from MnTC Goals 5 through 10.
Complete additional MnTC courses to reach at least 20 credits.
Other Program Requirements: (20-22 cr)
This program requires completion of a focus in another area. To meet this requirement, complete additional courses numbered above 1000. To best benefit the student, it is recommended the student choose those 20-22 credits to fulfill the requirements for an additional program completion. Complete courses from the departments below to reach at least a total of 60 credits:
Suggested Student Schedule for AAS in Computers/Information Management
The sequence is suggested for Specialized Career Program Requirements only. Some classes are listed more than once to demonstrate scheduling flexibility. Students are encouraged to consult a counselor to incorporate the General Education Requirements and Other Program Requirements reflected above.
First Year - Fall
First Year - Spring
And one or more selected from:
Second Year - Fall
Choose one or more:
Second Year - Spring
Choose one or more:
**Complete 2 or more courses.