Information Technology

Information Technology DegreeInformation Technology Certificate

Information Technology

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.

The Information Technology certificate can be completed via curriculum or workforce education.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Semester Fall Semester
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CTI 110 Web, Programming, and Database Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTI 120 Network and Security Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTS 135 Integrated Software Intro 2 4 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
BUS 151 People Skills 3 0 0 3
CTS 115 Information Systems Business Concepts 3 0 0 3
ENG 114 Prof Research and Report 3 0 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
NOS 110 Operating Sys Concepts 2 3 0 3
WEB 210 Web Design 2 2 0 3
Fall Semester Fall Semester
CSC 153 C# Programming 2 3 0 3
CTS 120 Hard/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 1 4 0 3
NOS 120 Linux/Unix Single User 2 2 0 3
WEB 151 Mobile Application Dev I 2 2 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 2 3 0 3
CTS 289 System Support Project 1 4 0 3
NET 126 Routing Basics 1 4 0 3
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
Program Elective
or
WBL
2 2 3

Also Offered

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.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
CTI 110 Web, Programming, and Database Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTI 120 Network and Security Foundation 2 2 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
Spring Spring
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
This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C25590AX).

Available Courses


CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Estimated Cost

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,462.50 $4,918.50
Books and Supplies $748.75 $748.75
Total Cost $2,211.25 $5,667.25

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Lead Instructor - Information Technology
(336) 386-3335

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