(60 credit hours)
The Computer Information Technology program prepares students for employment as a microcomputer support specialist, help desk specialist, user support analyst, applications system specialist, information systems specialist, technical support specialist, computer information manager, user support analyst supervisor, computer systems analyst, customer service representative, computer operator, computer repair technician, computer sales person, help desk office supervisor, office systems support specialist, software tester, software trainer, user support specialist, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate the capability to configure a home or office computer network by successful completion of successive coursework in Cisco-based home and office networking technologies.
- Students will demonstrate the capability to use desktop productivity software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation) effectively by successfully completing exercises in a simulation environment.
- Students will demonstrate a capability to diagnose and upgrade Windows-based personal computers and operating systems.
- Students will demonstrate the acquisition of problem solving techniques by successful completion of subject matter examinations, application of program coding and testing, and computer maintenance and upgrade activities, evaluating and synthesizing material offered by the courses in this program.
- Students will acquire knowledge of information security and demonstrate the capability to synthesize and apply that knowledge.
The following is a suggested sequence of required courses: