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Information Technology Analysis, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0903 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Luke Sui, Assistant Chair, suil@daytonastate.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The program provides the student a basic understanding of microcomputer operating procedures, software application packages and knowledge of configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware related to a microcomputer based work environment. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:

The certificate program in Information Technology Analysis prepares the student to review microcomputer oriented operating procedures, software applications packages, and hardware in order to select the appropriate information technology equipment for a particular microcomputer based environment; install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment, support technology users. Program courses transfer directly into Associate of Science Computer Information Technology and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Perform installation and configuration of computer hardware and software.
  2. Design, create, and test a networked environment.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of internet structure, organization and navigation.
  4. Plan, perform and evaluate technical system support functions.
  5. Design, perform and evaluate troubleshooting activities.
  6. Plan and perform systems monitoring activities.
  7. Assess and perform computer information systems analysis activities.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $2,764*

Access Fee: $36 ($1.35 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $31

Lab Fees: $55

Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Careers

Most of these courses count toward the AS degree in Networking Services Technology, and some courses could be applied toward AS degrees in Computer Programming and Analysis, Computer Information Technology, Internet Services Technology, and Computer Engineering Technology.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is three (3) semesters (36 weeks) for a full-time student, with 7% graduating within 3 semesters for 2014-15. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field at 78%

15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1051.00

15-1021.00 Computer Programmers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1021.00

15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1041.00

15-1071.01 Computer Security Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/help/bright/15-1071.01

15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1081.00

43-9011.00 Computer Operators http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-9011.00

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=151051&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

CTS2214Project Management w/Microsoft Project

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

CET1600Network Plus

3

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

CIS2949Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems

1

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

CET1600Network Plus

3

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

2nd Semester

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

CTS2214Project Management w/Microsoft Project

3

CIS2949Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems

1

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 27