2018-2019

Certificate of Achievement

Information Technology Fundamentals

This certificate program provides students with a foundation in Information Technology concepts including identifying and explaining computer components, installing software, establishing network connectivity and preventing security risks. Students completing this certificate of achievement are required to attempt the CompTIA IT Fundamentals examination.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge of fundamental concepts and theories of Information Technology.
  • Utilize productivity software suitable for use in a professional environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic networking technologies.
  • Pass the CompTIA Fundamentals certification exam. 

Note:

Students completing this certificate of achievement are required to attempt the CompTIA IT Fundamentals examination. Please contact Professor Clement Bamkole (cbamkole@pccc.edu) for a free test voucher.


Certificate Requirements(16 - 17 credits)

Code Name Credits
CIS 106 Linux Fundamentals 1
CIS 108 Programming Fundamentals 3
CIS 125 Microcomputer Software I 3
CIS 180 Networking Essentials 3
Choose one (1) of the following courses
CIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
CIS 107 Information Technology Fundamentals and Applications 3
Choose one (1) of the following courses
CIS 116 Software/Hardware Maintenance and Diagnostics 4
CIS 170 Website Design and Tools 3

Total Credits 16 - 17