Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
Program Learning Outcomes HEGIS Code - 5104, CIP Code - 11.0103
Curriculum Code: ITND-CERT Gainful Employment Disclosure

     This program is suitable for students who already have an associate, bachelor's or master's degree in a non-computing area and are seeking intensive computer-related technical training in a short period of time (two semesters). It prepares students for challenging and rewarding careers in one of the following fields: Network Design and Administration or Computer Information Systems.

     Depending on the program track, Information Technology majors are taught various aspects of the management of information technology such as performance measurement, program development, disaster recovery, security, business analysis, top-down design of systems, and writing of technical documents. The concept of teamwork may be reinforced through the assignment of group projects in various courses. Overall, the curriculum is designed to teach technology as well as to develop technological decision-making skills required by a successful information technology professional.

     Students who wish to continue their studies toward the A.A.S. degree in Information Technology may apply these credits toward that goal.

FIRST SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
CST112: Introduction to Programming 4
CST125: Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows Operating Systems or CST126: Operating Systems: Unix/Linux 4
*♦ ELT151: CISCO Computer Networking I 4
  MAT107: Computer Mathematics Concepts 4

SECOND SEMESTER: 14-15 credits Credits
CST227: Network Operating Systems and Network Infrastructure 4
*♦ ELT152: CISCO Computer Networking II 4
Computer Science / Information Technology Elective 3-4
  ENG121: Technical Writing 3


* Students may take CYB111 and CYB121 in replace of ELT151 and ELT152.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.