May 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Information Technology Technical Certificate


For more information, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at bustechinfo@volstate.edu.

The Computer Information Technology (CIT) Technical Certificate provides students a broad introduction to key knowledge and skills needed to support entry level work in IT and/or continued studies in the field.  Courses focus on skillsets identified by employers as essential in today’s workplace and include programming, computer repair and maintenance, networking, web-page design and common computer applications.  The courses prepare well-motivated students to sit for as many as three industry-recognized certification examinations.

The Computer Information Technology Technical Certificate is embedded within the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Technology, Cyber Defense, Networking, and Programming concentrations and within the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science, General Studies area of emphasis.  Courses in this certificate may be used to award these concentrations and areas of emphasis.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Utilize diverse disciplines to enhance communication, research, business, and technology skills in the workplace.
  2. Execute programming languages in the process of design and implementation while developing and maintaining software.
  3. Develop effective problem-management and decision-making skills.
  4. Demonstrate various networking media and connections to explain the features and capabilities of networking software.
  5. Demonstrate skill and knowledge in preparation for industry-recognized certification examinations.

CIP Code: (06) 11.0103.00    SOC Code: 15-1232;49-2011

Total Certificate Requirements - Credits (18)


Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

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