NOTE: This program is no longer accepting new students and is being phased out and replaced by the Computer Information Technology program. Each college's phase out plans for enrolled students is shown below.
The Associate of Applied Science in Professional Studies with a concentration in Information Technology provides students with a foundation in various programming languages (C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic), LAN/WAN networking, data structures, and web page development and design. This two-year degree program is designed to help students acquire the skills necessary for entry-level IT employment opportunities upon graduation from community college. If you are considering transfer to a 4-year institution, the Tennessee Transfer Pathway in Information Systems might be a more appropriate option.
- Southwest Tennessee Community College - Program is still offered per institution's catalog.
- Columbia State Community College - Program is being terminated and no longer accepts new students as of Fall 2017. Currently enrolled students must complete this program by December 2018. Consult with your academic advisor for guidance.
- Dyersburg State Community College - Program is being terminated and no longer accepts new students as of Fall 2016. Currently enrolled students must complete this program by Fall 2020. Consult with your academic advisor for guidance.