2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Information Technology - Information and Support Diploma (D25590I)

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum with a diploma in Information and Support prepares graduates for positions as hardware and software support technicians with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, communicate, and secure information.

Course work includes development of a student's ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to information technology hardware and software support and services.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CTI 110Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation
2
2

3

CTI 120Network & Sec Foundation
2
2

3

CTS 120Hardware/Software Support
2
3

3

DBA 110Database Concepts
2
3

3

NET 125Introduction to Networks
1
4

3

NOS 110Operating Systems Concepts
2
3

3

NOS 120Linux/UNIX Single User
2
2

3

NOS 130Windows Single User
2
2

3

Major Electives: Select 6 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CTS 217Computer Train/Support
2
2

3

WEB 140Web Development Tools
2
2

3

WEB 214Social Media
2
2

3

Total Major Hours: 30

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Science: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 7

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

CTI 110Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation
2
2

3

CTI 120Network & Sec Foundation
2
2

3

CTS 120Hardware/Software Support
2
3

3

NOS 110Operating Systems Concepts
2
3

3

Major Elective*
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
10
14
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
DBA 110Database Concepts
2
3

3

NET 125Introduction to Networks
1
4

3

NOS 120Linux/UNIX Single User
2
2

3

NOS 130Windows Single User
2
2

3

Major Elective*
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
9
13
15

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
6
0
6

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37