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
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