Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Computer Information Technology

Available Programs

Certificate is also available in this curriculm.

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.

Course Checklist

Graduates will be able to:

  • Exercise and exhibit professional communication skills to process, manage, and communicate information
  • Apply appropriate problem solving techniques to achieve solutions to information systems
  • Utilize appropriate computer technical skills to implement, support, and customize industry-standard information systems

What fields or jobs are available for Computer Information Technology majors?

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Help Desk Support
  • Computer Consultant

Who employs Computer Information Technology majors?

  • Business Organizations
  • Educational Systems
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals

Skills or traits of a Computer Programming Professional:

  • Ability to manage multiple diverse tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to operate as an effective team member
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Flexibility
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Knowledge of best practices in developing computer programs and applications
  • Knowledge of information technology
  • Solid leadership qualities
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills

Where do I find more information?

  • Learning Support and Retention Counselor – 828-395-1436
    • Assess your interest and abilities
  • Business Sciences Department – 828-395-1670
  • Also, check out related books in the Isothermal library