Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Computer Information Technology

Available Programs

Certificate is also available in this curriculum - Gainful Employment Information

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.

Program Outlines

Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to achieve solutions to issues related to information technology
  • Perform basic technical support functions
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize current application packages and operating systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate technical issues related to computer information technology
  • Identify legal, ethical, social, and security issues related to computer information technology

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