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Information Technology is one of the most dynamic career areas involving the multi-faceted

IT industry. Students have the opportunity to gain both knowledge and hands-on experience with

computers, networks, and programming. Students acquire the necessary skills to build, repair,

and troubleshoot computers and networks as well as object-oriented programming and database design.

Students can leave the program with multiple industry certifications.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Information Technology: Develop a working knowledge of computer

concepts and essential skills necessary for work and communication in today’s

society. Learn about input/output systems, computer hardware and operating

systems, and office applications.

Computer Hardware: Install, repair, and troubleshoot computer hardware

systems. Perform preventative maintenance practices and practice techniques

for maintaining computer hardware security.

Network Operating Systems: Perform desktop client administrator duties

by providing support for users in various work environments. Learn to install,

configure, and update commercial and open source network operating systems.

Object-Oriented Programming: Represent programming concepts as

“objects” that have data fields and methods. Implement classes such as

support static, instance method, inheritance, polymorphism, exception

handling, and object serialization.

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

CTAG College Credit: 6 semester hours

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification (6 points)

CompTIA A+ Certification (6 points)

Microsoft Technology Associate–IT Infrastructure (6 points)

Microsoft Technology Associate–Developer (6 points)

Microsoft Office Specialist (3 points each)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIESImmediate Employment

Immediate Employment

PC Technician-Entry Level • Network Technician-Entry Level •

Help Desk Specialist • Programmer-Entry Level

With Additional Training & Education

Senior Networking Technician • Software Developer • Systems Analyst •

IT Manager • Network Engineer