Information Technology


Information Technology Academic Programs:

  • Associate of Applied Science
    • AAS Computer Information SystemsWill open new browser window or tab – Provides the graduate with the knowledge and applied technical skills needed to enter computer-related occupations in the business/industry job market.
    • AAS Cyber Technology with a concentration in Network SecurityWill open new browser window or tab – Provides students with the skills needed to manage an organization’s network security needs. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level network security specialist, and includes instruction on technologies to keep network assets secure, conducting forensic analyses, encryption techniques, and organizational security management.
    • AAS Cyber Technology with a concentration in Programmer AnalystWill open new browser window or tab – Focuses on programming techniques for software applications. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level programs in a team environment, and includes instruction in a variety of programming languages on programming logic, writing and executing code to create and troubleshoot software applications, data structures and computer architecture.
    • AAS Systems Administration with a Concentration in DevOpsWill open new browser window or tab – Provides students with a broad, overarching knowledge of a variety of IT subject areas that brings together development, operations, and testing. DevOps is an interdisciplinary program that requires communication, collaboration, and a broad knowledge so that students understand the full-scope of software delivery.
    • AAS Systems Administration with a concentration in Enterprise Information Technology and DevelopmentWill open new browser window or tab – Provides students with the skills needed to manage an organization’s computer systems. The program prepares individuals to function as entry-level systems administrators and covers analyzing system logs, applying system updates, updating user accounts, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring uptime.
  • Certificate of Technical Studies
    • CTS Health Information TechnologyWill open new browser window or tab – Allows students to develop the skills and qualities needed to fulfill the multifaceted role of an information technology specialist in the healthcare field. Students will develop the attitudes and principles which will encourage continuing growth in a profession that is rapidly expanding in scope and the healthcare industry.
    • CTS Information Systems Security ProfessionalsWill open new browser window or tab – Provides students with the skills needed to manage an organization’s network security needs. The program prepares individuals to function as entry-level network security specialists, to keep network assets secure, conduct forensic analyses, practice encryption techniques, and organize security management.
    • CTS Programming for Digital GamingWill open new browser window or tab – Focuses on programming techniques for software applications related to interactive and web based design. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level programmers, and includes instruction in a variety of programming languages on programming logic, writing and executing code to create and troubleshoot software applications.
    • CTS Senior Systems ManagersWill open new browser window or tab – Provides students with the skills needed to manage an organization’s network security needs. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level network security specialists, and includes instruction on technologies to keep network assets secure, conducting forensic analyses, encryption techniques, and organizational security management.
  • Technical Competency Area
    • TCA Cisco Certified Network AssociateWill open new browser window or tab – Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to pass both the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and the Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certifications. These certifications show competence in students to manage and maintain medium and enterprise-level network infrastructure and to properly secure them. This is a vendor-specific TCA aimed at Cisco routers and switches.
      • Cyber specialization – Provides students an introduction into networks and strategies to defend them. The Cyber specialization includes courses that are mapped to CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals and CompTIA’s Network+.
      • Hardware specialization – Provides students an introduction into the hardware and software components of a computer. The Hardware specialization includes courses that are mapped to CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals and CompTIA’s A+.
      • Digital Gaming specialization – Provides students an introduction into programming using Python and web design using HTML5/CSS. The Digital Gaming specialization includes courses that are mapped to CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals and CIW’s Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist.
    • TCA Software ApplicationsWill open new browser window or tab – A job-skills-specific program in the area of commonly used business software applications for students who do not need or wish to complete a two-year curriculum, but who are required to demonstrate proof of knowledge and skills necessary to meet the basic computer needs of the business community.
    • TCA Web DesignWill open new browser window or tab – A well-rounded selection of courses balanced between general orientation to business/industry and applied technical skills. Students completing the Web Design TCA will obtain technical skills necessary for qualified entrance into Web Design and maintenance-related careers.

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