The Information Technology (IT) Curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.
Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry recognized certification exams.
Program Elective List: CSC 134, CSC 253, CTI 140, or WEB 140.
Humanities/Fine Arts: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 210, ANT 220, ANT 240, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 110, POL 120, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225 or SOC 230.
|CTI 110||Web, Programming, and Database Foundation||2||2||0||3|
|CTS 120||Hard/Software Support||2||3||0||3|
|CTI 120||Network and Security Foundation||2||2||0||3|
|CTS 115||Information Systems Business Concepts||3||0||0||3|
|NOS 110||Operating Sys Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|WEB 210||Web Design||2||2||0||3|
- Locate, analyze, and evaluate data to solve problems.
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrate the ability to utilize operating systems, hardware, and software to plan, design and/or create various application tasks as needed to input, process, and manipulate data into information.
- Apply programming techniques and systems analysis that demonstrate an ability to think logically and critically.
- Work collaboratively as a part of a team to complete a CIT project.
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$22.41 average salary per hour.
$46,620 average salary per year.
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