2018-2019

Career Certificate

Information Technology - Technical Support

This Career Certificate is for those students seeking technical computer training to obtain a position without completing all of the General Education requirements for the Associate Degree.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts and theories of Information Technology (Networking, Security, Databases, Information Literacy).
  • Apply various problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to develop algorithmic solutions.
  • Utilize productivity software suitable for use in a professional environment.
  • Demonstrate communication skills, professionalism, and ethical behavior as an Information Technology professional in a culturally diverse business environment.
  • Support PC Users in the use of computer hardware and software.
  • Develop application-based solutions within the context of a business system.

Note:

A grade of "C" or higher is required in all CIS courses.


General Education Requirements(6 credits)

Code Name Credits
Communication (6 credits)
EN 101 Composition I 3
EN 102 Composition II 3

Certificate Requirements(20 credits)

Code Name Credits
CIS 106 Linux Fundamentals 1
CIS 107 Information Technology Fundamentals and Applications 3
CIS 108 Programming Fundamentals 3
CIS 125 Microcomputer Software I 3
CIS 165 Fundamentals of C++ Programming 4
CIS 290 Database Fundamentals 3

Option Requirements(13 credits)

Code Name Credits
CIS 116 Software/Hardware Maintenance and Diagnostics 4
CIS 126 Microcomputer Software II 3
CIS 170 Website Design and Tools 3
CIS 281 Network Administration I 3

Total Credits 39