[A25590S] Information Technology - IT Support Specialist - Associate in Applied Science Degree
[A25590N] Information Technology - Network and Cyber Security Specialist - Associate in Applied Science Degree
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 design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.
Upon successful completion of the Information Technology program, the student should be able to
1. Explain terminology and concepts used by computer technicians.
2. Use interpersonal skills to interact with business users on computer issues.
3. Effectively communicate and exchange ideas and information with others through oral, written, or visual means.