IT Technician III

The IT (Information Technology) Technician Degree is the third stage of the statewide IT Technician pathway and equips students with the advanced IT skills required of an IT Technician. As student’s complete coursework, they are encouraged to complete the aligned industry valued certifications such as CompTIA Linux+, Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), and the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). Students who have completed Stage I and II of the IT Technician pathway along with this stage are prepared for positions such as Computer Systems Analysts, Information Security Analysts, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, and IT wholesale/retail supervisory positions. Students must complete all core courses to a total of 42 units. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate system and network administration concepts; and understand and demonstrate Cyber Security concepts and their integration into Business Operations.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  BUSAD 101
Introduction to Business  

Eligibility for ENGL 101 
BUSAD 106
Written Business Communications 
 
BUSAD 204
Customer Service Skills 

CABOT 260
Beginning Microsoft Office Applications
4
  CS/IS 101
Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 

  CS/IS 174
UNIX/LINUX Systems Administration
4
 
CS/IS 186
Workstation Security and Support 

CS/IS 193 or CS/IS 196 or equivalent
CS/IS 187
Advanced Topics in IT
3
 
CS/IS 190
Introduction to Computer Networks 

  CS/IS 193
Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking
3
 
CS/IS 194 Information Technology Essentials
  CS/IS 196
Advanced Networking Security 

CS/IS 197
Advanced Networking:Server Operations
3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 42
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2018 GCC Catalog 2018-2019
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.