INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / CERTIFICATE

Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
Program Learning Outcomes
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Hegis Code: 5104
Curriculum Code: ITND-CERT, ITIS-CERT, ITIW-CERT
 

     This program is suitable for students who already have an Associates, Bachelors, or Masters degree in a non-computing area and are seeking intensive computer-related technical training in a short period of time (two semesters). It prepares students for challenging and rewarding careers in one of the following three fields: Network Design and Administration, Applications/Computer Information Systems, and Internet / Web Development and Administration.

     Depending on the program track, Information Technology majors are taught various aspects of the management of information technology such as performance measurement, program development, disaster recovery, security, business analysis, top-down design of systems, and writing of technical documents. The concept of teamwork may be reinforced through the assignment of group projects in various courses. Overall, this curriculum is designed to teach technology as well as to develop technological decision-making skills required by a successful information technology professional.

     Students who wish to continue their studies toward the A.A.S. degree in Information Technology may apply these credits toward that goal.


FIRST SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Computer Science / Information Technology Elective 4
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Computer Science / Information Technology Elective 4
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum CST112: Introduction to Programming 4
MAT107: Computer Mathematics Elective 4
       
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Computer Science / Information Technology Elective 4
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Computer Science / Information Technology Elective 4
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Computer Science/Information Technology Elective 4
ENG121: Technical Writing 3
       
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 31

*Course selection depends on the option selected, see below.
 Courses that constitute the major in this
curriculum These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.


OPTIONS
NETWORK DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION OPTION(ITND-CERT)
  Semester 1: CST125 or CST126, ELT151
  Semester 2: CST227, ELT152, Computer Science / Information Technology Elective
   
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS OPTION(ITIS-CERT)
  Semester 1: CST141, CST171
  Semester 2: CST242, CST272, Computer Science / Information Technology Elective
   
INTERNET / WEB DEVELOPMENT OPTION(ITIW-CERT)
  Semester 1: CST161, CST171
  Semester 2: CST262 or CST268, CST265, Computer Science / Information Technology Elective
   

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Computer Science 24 credits
English 3 credits
Mathematics 4 credits