Information and Communication Technology

This program will prepare you for a variety of specializations within the rapidly evolving Information and Communications Technology career field. The core of the program is the Cisco CCNA Networking series of classes. These classes are the best path to achieving a Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. In addition, the program emphasizes technologies that the entry-level employee will encounter-Network hardware and software, Business-Class computer hardware and software, Convergent Data/Voice/Media Communication hardware and software, Internet of things hardware and software, 3D printing hardware and software,  UAS (drones) and Robotics (land drones) hardware, software and management. 

Curriculum is accredited, approved and aligned with national and international certifications by major business and industry in the computing, networking and ICT career fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

1.  Apply business communication using listening, verbal and written, and electronic forms that are needed for entry level employment. (Communication Fluency)

2.  Apply mathematical and applied physics concepts for industry to meet employment requirements. (Quantitative Fluency)

3.  Research, evaluate, synthesize and apply information/data relevant to business, sciences, and technical careers. (Critical Thinking)

4.  Demonstrate knowlege of terminolgy, symbols, business practices, and principles and application of associated technical skills. (Specialized Knowledge)

5.  Perform the necessary applied skill sets to fulfill the needs of entry level employment. (Applied Learning)

6.  Demonstrate ethical, civic, and workplace responsibility as part of professional behavior. (Specialized Knowledge)

 

Program Strengths

  • Modern labs using current technology, equipment and software
  • Coursework aligned with national and international industry certifications including Cisco, A+/N+, CET, and Convergence Technology Professional (CTP)
  • Hands-on application-based curriculum

Career Pathways

Career pathway programs prepare students for employment in industries while also providing a stepping stone to an associate degree, bachelor’s degree and beyond. Learn more about career pathways.

Career Pathways Certificate Length of Program
Help Desk Technician 2 semesters (21 credits)
Healthcare Information Technology 2 semesters (27 credits)

Gainful Employment

Technology Integration- Network Technician - 11.0901

Technology Integration - Computer Technician - 11.0901

Career Options

Computer systems administration

Networking system administration

Electronics networking

Telecommunications engineering

Computer systems

Communications fields