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    Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Information Technology, AS

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This Information Technology degree introduces computers, networking, and cybersecurity skills and prepares students to enter the workforce as an entry-level information communications technologies professional (Computer User Support Specialist or Computer Network Support Specialist). The program is designed to meet the needs of students who want 1) to obtain entry level employment; 2) to advance in their current positions; or 3) to change careers. This program enables students to demonstrate specialization in areas such as computer technical support and networking. Successful completion of this program prepares students to take certification exams offered by third parties such as CompTIA’s A+ (CIM 110), Network+ (CIM 181), Linux+ (CIM 161), and prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Exam (CIM 181, 182, 283).

Total Units Required: 22

To earn the associate degree:

See Earning an Associate Degree  for associate degree graduation requirements.

To transfer:

Courses required for the associate degree major at IVC may not be the same as those required for the major at a four-year school. If you plan to transfer, consult a counselor to identify the courses needed for the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals. View more information about transfering at Transfer to a Four-Year Institution .

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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