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    Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Information Technology Fundamentals, COA

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This program of study starts with the basics of computer hardware (building, maintaining, and upgrading PCs) and operating systems (Windows). It introduces computer networking including the fundamentals in small and large networks, including the Internet. It also includes an introduction to the Linux operating system which runs the vast majority of servers on the Internet. This is also the foundational series of classes that will lead to Associate Degrees in Information Technology. This certificate prepares students for the CompTIA A+, Linux+, and Network+ Certification Exams. Students who complete this certificate will be ready for an entry-level position in the industry and/or to undertake further study to advance to more specific industry training.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply computing techniques to solve common business problems, to manipulate and interpret data, and to disseminate the data, methodology, analysis, and results.

Total Units Required: 10

To earn the certificate of achievement:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.

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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