Rockingham Community College

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Computer Information Technology


  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Certificate – Hardware/Software Support
  • Certificate – Web Database Programming
  • Certificate – Web Development
  • Certificate – Web & Graphic Design

Program Description
The Computer Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs. Course work will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Careers include computer operator, systems analyst, helpdesk technician, helpdesk analyst, computer support specialist, technical support specialist, systems administrator. Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

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