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]
This course provides introductory aspects of computing, IT infrastructure, software development and database use following CompTIA standards. This course presents basic networking connectivity, installing software, identifying/preventing basic security risks, troubleshooting theory, and preventive maintenance of devices, thereby, preparing the student to gain success in passing the Comp TIA IT Fundamentals certification exam.
IT CompTIA Core One and Two [BA119; 3 credits]
An overview and introduction to technology, technology usage and its future, as well as leaders in technology and information literacy. This course provides aspects of hardware, software, and network elements following CompTIA A+ standards. This course presents mobile devices, networking, technology, virtualization, cloud computing and network troubleshooting, thereby preparing the student to gain success in passing part one 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.