INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE
Prepare for a fast-growing field.
Become career ready by gaining an in-demand skill set. Complete four classes which prepare you to test for respected global IT certifications.
*Only available for students in a degree-seeking program.
Courses taken for credit
You will add a set of skills that are applicable to a variety of careers.
You will be prepared to test for these global IT certifications:
- CompTIA A+1
- CompTIA A+2
- Networking PLUS
Business Computer Skills 1: Information, People and Technology [BA109; 3 credits]
Receive an introductory overview to technology and its uses today and in the future. You’ll understand more about hardware, software and network elements following CompTIA A+ 220–1001 standards. You’ll also learn about mobile devices, networking technology, virtualization, cloud computing and network troubleshooting, preparing you to test for part one of the CompTIA A+ certification exam.
Business Computer Skills 2: Organization of Data, Networking and Telecommunications [BA119; 3 credits]
Get an overview of data and its structures, types and reporting. You’ll also learn installation and configuration of operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures, preparing you to test for part two of the CompTIA A+ certification exam.
Advanced Networking [BA206; 3 credits]
Become prepared to test for NetworkingPLUS certification by learning advanced networking protocols, infrastructure and configuration related to servers.
Web Design and Development [BA216; 3 credits]
Learn to design, build and maintain web pages and sites. You will critically evaluate website quality and learn the importance of web design standards before designing and developing a website for a local community organization.