Academic Catalogs

Information Technology

Completion of these certificates will enable students to acquire the skills needed by professionals in information and communication technologies to support and/or manage the converged network that carries voice, data, image, and video traffic. This career is an emerging IT-related career that sees high demand and growth. All courses must be completed at Orange Coast College for the Network Technician, Certificate of Specialization.

Credit Courses

IT A1104 Units (54 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
PC Concepts: A+ Certification Preparation  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Introduces the hardware and operating system concepts of a personal computer and the broad range of hardware and software technologies. Provides preparation for students seeking A+ Certification sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association and certifies the competency of entry-level service technicians in the computer industry. Same as CIS A110. Students who have taken CIS A110 may not take IT A110. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing IT A110

    IT A1914 Units (72 lecture hours)  
    Network and Communications Technologies  
    Advisory: IT A110 or CIS A110.

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU.

    Provides an introduction to an overview of the field of networking, data communications and connectivity, with an emphasis on terminology, hardware, and software associated with the various components of a network. Provide preparation for students seeking the Network + Certification. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Same as CIS A191. Students who have taken CIS A191 may not take IT A191.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing IT A191