Information Technology (Certificate)
This certificate program provides the student with strong computer user skills and an understanding of fundamental IT concepts. Students who complete the IT certificate are ready for job responsibilities in areas of information processing and IT support such as help desk assistant, information processing support specialist, or in computer sales. This certificate also affords the student with a good foundation for further academic work in a wide range of computer-related degree programs.
This program may be completed online .
Not quite what you were looking for? Check out our associate's degree in information technology .
Minimum program credit hours: 31
- Degree Option
- Hegis Code
- Curriculum Code
|ENG 1510: English Composition I or higher||3|
|Social Science Electives
|Liberal Arts and Science Electives
|BUS 1500: Introduction to Business||3|
|CSC 1530: Web Publishing||3|
|CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I||4|
|CSC 1570: Programming Concepts/Applications||3|
|CSC 1580: Microcomputer Hardware & Systems Software||3|
Any CSC courses not already required within the program core requirements, except CSC 1510
Mathematics courses are selected based on a student’s background. Note that CSC 1590 has a corequisite of MAT 1590.
Due to course prerequisites, it may take more than one year to complete this certificate program.
Some upper level computer science courses are only offered online.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Understand the basic syntax of a programming language so that they will be able to use that language to solve a programming problem.
- Install and configure a small LAN.
- Solve a basic business problem using an office software package.