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Program Overview

The Computer Information Technology Curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs.

Course work will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

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.

Online Program Information: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

Technical Standards:

Program Contacts:

Kim White

Lead Instructor - Information Technology

Certificate Curriculum


CSC-134 C++ Programming 3
CSC-151 JAVA Programming 3
CSC-153 C# Programming 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 12 Hours

This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C25590CX).

Students on financial aid should speak with their financial aid advisors before enrolling in less than 12 credit hours per semester.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Develop program solutions based on client specifications using a programming language.
  • Effectively test, debug, and modify programming code.

Program Costs

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,462.50 $4,918.50
Books and Supplies $678.25 $678.25
Total Cost $2,140.75 $5,596.75

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Program Facts

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I have been able to fast-track my bachelor’s degree. It’s been an amazing opportunity to me.

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