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Computer Information Technology

Todd McLeod
Department Chair

Department Faculty

The Computer Information Technology and Decision Sciences (CIT/DS) department is dedicated to providing students with the skills necessary to be successful in the fastest growing industry in the world.

Computer Information Systems, Microcomputer Software Specialist, Networking/Computer Technician, MCSE preparation and Web Developer programs prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions and/or secure employment in the Information Technology field. Students can earn either an Associate of Sciences degree or a Certificate of Achievement, or a Certificate of Completion.

The CIT/DS department also offers a variety of short courses of study to prepare students for industry specific certifications. 

Computer Information Systems - Major #2701
This program provides a strong academic preparation in Information Systems and Computer Science. The courses give students the fundamentals in current programming languages and a broad foundation in Business Administration. This major will prepare students for transfer as an Information Systems major to most transfer schools as well as entry-level employment as a computer programmer. Transfer students should obtain complete information on transfer requirements as they plan their program. 

Data Entry Technician Major #2716
This program is designed to prepare student for entry level employment as a data entry operator

Information Security I Major #2714 and II Major #2715
Designed to meet the training needs for qualified entry-level computer network security professionals. It is also designed to help prepare students for industry standard security certifications like CompTIA Security+, Security Certified Professional (SCP) and others.

Microcomputer Software Specialist ­ Major #2705
Designed for the nontransfer student leading to employment as a microcomputer software specialist or similar computer specialist. Completing the program with the college graduation requirements leads to an AS degree; without the graduation requirements, student is eligible for a certificate of achievement.

Networking/Computer Technician Major #2720
This option is designed to meet the training needs for qualified entry-level microcomputer and networking technicians. Completing the program with the college graduation requirements leads to an AS degree; without the graduation requirements, student is eligible for a certificate of achievement.  

Preparation in Microsoft Office – Major #2710
This certificate option is designed to assist students pursuing MOS certification

System Support Specialist – Major #2723
This option is designed to meet the training needs for qualified entry-level systems support personnel.

Web Developer Major #2742
This option is designed to prepare students for work in the computer industry as web developors. Completing the program with the college graduation requirements leads to an AS degree; without the graduation requirements, student is eligible for a certificate of achievement

Web page Development Major #2741
This certificate option is designed to assist student who would like to develop web pages.



Last updated: 4/25/2011 11:22:08 AM