More About: Computer Information Technology

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    Program goals

    1. Offer an effective training program that meets the information technology needs of business and industry.
    2. Train students using up-to-date computer hardware and software.
    3. Provide students with hands-on experience using computer hardware, operating systems, applications, networks, security, database, programming languages and Web development tools.
    4. Keep curriculum up-to-date with emerging technologies.

    Key Points about the CIT Program

    1. Starting dates: The CIT program accepts new students each quarter. Students can attend either full-time or part-time.
    2. AAS degree: This two-year degree prepares you for an exciting career in information technology following graduation. Required core classes make you a well-rounded IT professional with applications/web development, networking security and support options that allow you to focus on the IT area of interest to you.
    3. Certificate: This award is for those working outside the IT field who want to add basic computer skills to their skill-set. You must complete a specific set of beginning level courses and takes a minimum of nine months to complete.
    4. Course delivery options: All required courses are offered day and evening; many are also available online.  Students attending during the day may go full-time or part-time. Evening students can only attend on a part-time basis unless evening courses are supplemented with daytime or online courses. Both day and evening students can choose to take online courses anytime the offerings fit into the course sequencing. Please note you cannot complete the entire program taking only online classes, and you cannot attend full-time taking only online classes.