Academics

Computer Information Technology

Computer Information TechnologyAssociate in Science Degree


Link to Computer Information Technology Program Requirements
Link to Program Standards

Link to Course Sequencing
Link to Recommended Schedules
Link to Certificates

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in positions such as a PC support technician, help desk technician, user support analyst, applications system analyst, information systems specialist, technical support analyst, computer information manager, user support supervisor, computer systems analyst, customer service representative, computer operator, computer repair technician, computer sales person, help desk office supervisor, office systems support specialist, software tester, software trainer or user support specialist in information technology.

The content includes but is not limited to microcomputer-oriented operating procedures, software applications packages and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage a microcomputer-based work environment, develop new systems to meet projected needs, select and install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment, and manage and support information technology users. (Click photo above for link to SCF Catalog)

 

Program Standards


After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  •  Demonstrate how to use current productivity software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, email, and internet browser applications.
  • Install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot computer hardware and associated peripheral devices and other system components.
  •  Install, configure and troubleshoot system and device driver software and implement basic security measures.
  • Describe the origin, structure and history of the Internet.
  • Design, develop and maintain websites using web authoring tools and related applications.
  • Install, configure, use, manage, and troubleshoot microcomputer operating systems.
  • Create and maintain database objects, store, retrieve and manipulate data stored in a relational database.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of networking technologies, networking hardware, and data communication concepts, protocols, and routing methods.
  • Install, configure, manage, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot Windows applications in a networked Windows environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Project Management.
  • Perform customer service skills.

 

Course Sequencing


 CIT Program Sequence

 

Recommended Schedules


 Bradenton

Semester 1
 ENC 1101
 MAC 1105 or higher
 ECO 2013 or GEB 1011 or APA 1111
 CGS 1000
 CTS 1150
 Area IV Humanities           
Semester 2
 ENC 1102 or ENC 2210
 CET 1600 (Prereq: CGS 1000 or
                               CGS 1570)
 Area III Behavioral Science
 CGS 1570
 COP 2510
 Semester 3
 CTS 1300 (Prereq: CET 1600)
 COP 2170 (Prereq: COP 2510)
 CGS 1543 (Prereq: CGS 1000)
 CGS 2820C
 Elective
Semester 4
 CIS 1355
 Elective
 CIS 2931 or CGS 1949
 CIS 2321 (Capstone, Prereq: CGS 1543,
                   Programming course)
 COP 2842

Venice

Semester 1 - Fall
 ENC 1101
 MAC 1105 or higher
 CGS 1000 *V or *O
 CTS 1150 *V           
 Semester 2 - Spring
 ENC 1102 or ENC 2210
 Area III Behavioral Science
 CET 1600 *O (Prereq: CGS 1000 or
                                  CGS 1570)
 COP 2510 †
 Semester 3 - Summer
 CTS 1300 *V (Prereq: CET 1600)
 CGS 1543 *O (Prereq: CGS 1000)
 CIS 1355 *O
 COP 2170 *O (Prereq: COP 2510) 
Semester 4 - Fall
 CGS 1570 *O
 CIS 2321 *O (Capstone, Prereq: CGS 1543,
                     Programming course)
 CIS 2931 *O or CGS 1949
 COP 2250C *V
Semester 5 - Spring
 COP 2842 *B
 CGS 2820C *O
 Elective
 Area IV Humanties
 ECO 2013 or GEB 1011 or APA 1111
 *V - Venice  *B - Bradenton  *O - Online
 

Certificates


 A college Credit Certificate consists of a program of instruction of less that sixty (60) credits of college-level courses, which is part of an AS  degree program and prepares students for entry into employment. This AS degree program includes the following College Credit Certificate:

Information Technology Analysis - 27 credit hours (click for link to SCF Catalog)

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  • Demonstrate how to use current productivity software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, email, and internet browser applications.
  •  Install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot computer hardware and associated peripheral devices and other system components.
  •  Install, configure and troubleshoot system and device driver software and implement basic security measures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of networking technologies, networking hardware, and data communication concepts, protocols, and routing methods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Project Management.
  • Perform customer service skills.
  • Perform computer information systems monitoring activities.
  •  Perform computer information systems analysis activities.

 
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