Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ General Catalog: College Catalog 2023-24 Program: Information Technology Certificate Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Information Technology Certificate

Total certificate hours: 30

This certificate prepares students for entry level positions as computer technicians, focusing on computer repair, installation and maintenance of operating systems, basic security principles, and networking for the small and home office. Students will also focus on the design and configuration of safe and secure technical infrastructures including hardware, telecommunications, systems software, operating system, and systems configuration components

Students, upon completion of the certificate, will be able to show the ability to:

  1. Plan, schedule, and coordinate all tasks and activities involved in technical support
  2. Apply knowledge of computing terminology in various situations
  3. Illustrate and apply professional employability skills, such as the importance of being timely and effective communication with customers, clients, and colleagues
  4. Analyze a problem and identify an appropriate solution in various situations
  5. Apply current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

Required Courses: (21 Credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MAN 2041 - Project Management in Organizations Credits: 3(3-0)
CNG 1042 - Intro to Cloud Computing Concepts Credits: 3 (2-1)
CIS 2063 - PC Help Desk Skills Credits: 3 (2-1)
BUS 2017 - Business Communication and Report Writing Credits: 3(3-0)
CIS 1018 - Introduction to PC Applications Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 2018 - Advanced PC Applications Credits: 3(2-1)
CNG 1021 - Computer Technician I: A+ Credits: 4(2-2)

Specialties for the Remote I.T. Support: (9 Credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
CWB 1010 - Intro to Web Authoring Credits: 3(2-1)
JOU 1005 - Intro to Mass Media: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
CIS 2067 - Management of Information Systems Credits: 3(2-1)

Specialties for the In-Person I.T. Support: (9 Credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
CNG 1001 - Networking Fundamentals Credits: 3(2-1)
CNG 1032 - Network Security Fundamentals Credits: 3 (2-1)
CNG 1080 - Internship I Credits: 3