IT

Computer Information Technology


Program LengthFour semesters

BUTTON_tuition_cost$761.00**

Potential Salary Range$27,400 – $133,800


 

Computers have become essential to all phases of modern life, including traditional areas of business and science, as well as applications in entertainment and personal life. The most crucial element of any computer system is the person operating it. The computer field includes an ever-growing array of occupations. Three important jobs are programmers, microcomputer support specialists, and operators.

Computer programmers convert project specifications from end users and statements of problems and procedures to detailed artifacts for coding into computer languages. They develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Computer support specialists provide technical assistance and training to computer systems users. They investigate and resolve computer software and hardware problems of users. They answer clients’ inquiries in person, via e-mail or telephone concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, word processing, programming languages, electronic mail, and operating systems.

Microcomputer technicians oversee the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software.  Microcomputer technicians must diagnose and correct problems with microcomputer hardware and software.

COURSES


COSC 1309   Logic & Design
COSC 1401   Microcomputer Applications
COSC 1436   Programming Fundamentals I
COSC 1437   Programming Fundamentals II
INEW 2438   Advanced Java Programming
ITNW 1425   Fundamentals of Networking
ITSC 1265     Practicum – Computer and Information Sciences, General
ITSC 1307   Unix Operating System I
ITSC 1405   Introduction to PC Operating Systems
ITSC 1409   Integrated Software Applications I
ITSC 1425   Personal Computer Hardware
ITSC 1491   Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
ITSC 2264   Practicum – Computer & Information Sciences, Capstone
ITSC 2439   Personal Computer Help Desk Support
ITSE 1311   Beginning Web Programming
ITSE 1329   Programming Logic & Design
ITSE 1345   Introduction to Oracle SQL
ITSE 1407   Introduction to C++ Programming

TARGET JOBS


Computer Programmer
Microcomputer Support Specialist
Microcomputer Technician

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT


Computer Application Support Tech
Computer Info Tech Certificate
Computer Info Tech Programming
Computer Info Tech Web Dev Certificate
Software Development Certificate

RELATED LINKS


Association of Information Technology Professionals

 

 

**Tuition cost reflects a 15-credit hour semester for in-district students for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Cost does not include labs, fees, books, or supplies. Program costs are approximate and cost is subject to change.
Download the full Fall 2014 tuition chart here .