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Programs of Study

Computer Information Technology

Program Objective
The Computer Information Technology Program prepares students as entry-level technicians for the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of the hardware and software used in today’s local and wide area computer networking and information systems.

Career Opportunities
Typical employers are any business or industry using information technology today. Some examples of these are banks, hospitals, educational institutions, government facilities, mail order facilities, retail chains, school districts, and manufacturing facilities. Students work with current industry standard computers, and computer networks.

Program Learning Goals

Goal 1: Graduates will possess the appropriate skills needed for entering the Computer Information Technology field.

Student Learning Outcomes – Students will:

  • Assemble, performance test, troubleshoot, repair, maintain and secure personal computers and servers.
  • Design, install, performance test, troubleshoot, repair and maintain Local and Wide area networks.

Goal 2: Graduates will learn the importance of good communications skills with all areas of a project.

Student Learning Outcomes – Students will:

  • Interpret measures used to resolve a computer related problem and translate them into Layman’s terms for the service report.
  • Interpret inter-team communications in order to help build a customer network.
  • Organize and manage team meetings in order to develop an IP address design for new networks.

Goal 3: Graduates will develop critical thinking skills for troubleshooting various hardware and software issues.

Student Learning Outcomes – Students will:

  • Recognize the importance of safe work habits and conditions
  • Interpret customer needs and create a network based on those needs
  • Investigate operating system malfunctions, recognize the cause, and develop a plan to resolve the malfunction.

Joseph Polinsky, Department Chairperson


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