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Information Technology, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CN_INFOT

Control Number: 20379

Financial Aid Eligible

This certificate program provides students with a solid background in the field of information technology, covering essential concepts in operating systems, networking, and cloud architecture. The program courses are designed to help students prepare for entry-level information technology positions, such as Network Administrator, Information Technology Support Specialist, Cloud Administrator and Computer Systems Analyst. Topics include computer networking fundamentals, computer and network security, introductory programming, server administration, cloud architecture, and security policies and procedures. The program courses emphasize hands-on and technical writing assignments to help students develop in-demand skills for the information technology workforce.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate the ability to locate technical resources to solve problems with networking, systems, and cloud solutions.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with various software packages to solve common networking, system, and cloud problems.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to design and implement solutions for networking, system, and cloud operations.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
Complete the following:
IT C104IT Fundamentals4
CYBR C101Introduction to Cybersecurity3
IT C128Computer Networking Principles (Network+)3
or IT C201 Introduction to Networking (Cisco CCNA 1)
IT C158Contemporary Operating Systems (Server+)3
CIS C157Introduction to Python Programming3
IT C198Cloud Foundations3
Program Electives9
Select three courses from the following:
Linux Operating System Principles (Linux+)
Introduction to Networking (Cisco CCNA 1) 1
Essentials of Routing, Switching, and Wireless (Cisco CCNA 2)
Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (Cisco CCNA 3)
Wireless Networking
Cloud Architecture and Networking
Total Units28

This course can only be applied once, as either a required course or as an elective.