Information Technology

This degree or certificate prepares students for employment in a variety of jobs, including work as network and computer systems administrators, computer support specialists and data base administrators, computer and network security, digital forensics and database management. Students must complete the required courses and choose any additional courses to total a minimum of 22 units. Program Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate the proper server operation procedures, maintenance procedures and managing risk associated with real world networks. Students will demonstrate installing, configuring and maintaining computer and mobile devices, including diagnosing, resolving and documenting common hardware and software. Students will demonstrate and understanding of ethical concern associated with information technology including access, reliability, legal, ethical, and accuracy; identify types of computer crime; select, access, and use appropriate sources.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

CS/IS 101 Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 5

CS/IS 112
Introduction to Programming Using JAVA
3

CS/IS 190 Introduction to Computer Networks
3

CS/IS 194
Information Technology Essentials
4

BUSAD 204
Customer Service Skills 1
    Select two courses from the following:
CS/IS 101
CS/IS 180
Systems Analysis
3
CS/IS 194
CS/IS 183 Digital Forensics
3
  CS/IS 185 Database Management Systems
3

CS/IS 193 Introduction to Cybersecurity:Ethical Hacking
3
 
CS/IS 196 Advanced Networking: Security
3

CS/IS 197 Advanced Networking: Server Operations
3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 22

NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2018

GCC Catalog 2020-2021

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.