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Computer Systems and Information Technology

 Computer System & Information Technology
 Length   900 hours
 Admissions Contact  Tyler Banks -
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 Mark Belina, 
 727-538-7167 ext. 2074
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Mission: The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the information technology industry.

Program Y100200 consists of a planned sequence of courses.

Computer Systems Technician - Course CTS0082 (300 Hours) - Training includes proficiency with personal computer hardware, operating systems and software; troubleshooting operating systems, including word processing, databases, reports, spreadsheets, multimedia presentations, electronic calendar, contacts, email, and internet applications; and customer relations, communication skills, and employability skills.

Computer Network Technician - Course CTS0083 (150 Hours) - Training includes networking protocols, understanding the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, implementing a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), and hardware and software security devices.

Computer Networking Specialist - Course CTS0084 (150 Hours) - Training includes basic routing concepts; and implement, verify, and troubleshoot Network Address Translation (NAT) and Access Control Lists (ACL) in a medium-size enterprise branch office network.

Computer Security Technician - Course CTS0069 (300 Hours) - Training includes an understanding of cybersecurity, the terminology used, its history and culture, and trends, dealing with threats, viruses and malware.

Distance EducationDistance and hybrid (classroom and online) instruction available. Please refer to the Online Programs and Courses section for more information. For additional information go to the 'Online Programs and Courses' page.

Industry Certification(s): Students have the option to prepare and sit for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification exams.

Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements:  Student's competency in reading, math and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-9, Math-10, and Language-9.

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* Length of program and all costs are approximate and subject to change.