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Study information technology at JCC

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.

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Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 31

Program Codes
Degree Option
Certificates
Hegis Code
5101
Curriculum Code
1498
General Requirements
6-7 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
3 SUNY LAS JCC
3  
none
3-4
Core Requirements
25 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
16 SUNY LAS JCC
9 SUNY LAS JCC

Any CSC courses not already required within the program core requirements, except CSC 1510

Electives
none Degree Requirements Met
Important Points
  • 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.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the basic syntax of a programming language so that they will be able to use that language to solve a programming problem.
  2. Install and configure a small LAN.
  3. Solve a basic business problem using an office software package.