Information Technology Specialist Certificate
Minimum Requirements for Information Technology Specialist Certificate: 30 credits
Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.
|General University Requirements
|Complete the general university requirements.
|Complete the certificate requirements.
|As part of the certificate requirements, complete the following:
|Individual, Society and Culture
or ABUS F154
or SOC F101X
|Introduction to Sociology
|Information Technology Specialist Program Requirements
|Complete the following:
|Information Technology Support Fundamentals
|Introduction to Computer Networks
|Server Operating Systems
|Computer and Network Security
|Complete 8-9 credits from the following or program coordinator-approved courses:
|Microcomputer Operating Systems
|Computer Business Applications
|Microcomputer Applications: Topics 2
|Operating Systems Support
|Operating Systems: Topics 1
|Implementing Internet Tools and Technologies
|Graphics and Multimedia for the Web
|System and Network Services Administration
|Networking and LAN Infrastructure Basics
|Routing and Switching Essentials
|Cybersecurity Defense and Countermeasures
|Network Security Penetration Testing
|Directory Services Administration
|IT Troubleshooting Skills
|Information Technology: Topics
|Pass a certification review requiring students to demonstrate proficiency in the following skill areas: operating systems, hardware, and network support and troubleshooting. 2
May be repeated for different topics.
Prior to graduation, all students are required to pass a certification review that includes a hands-on scenario task and the development and presentation of a portfolio of work.