Computer Systems and Information Technology

  •   Computer System & Information Technology
    Length  900 hours
    Admissions Contact Yata Fields
    Course Information
    Robert Cotton,
    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.

    This program prepares the student for the following credentialing exams:

    aplus   net     secplus



    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.

    Online EducationFor more information, please contact program counselor Yata Fields at  

    Articulation Agreement(s): 

    • St. Petersburg College Cybersecurity A.S. Degree
    • St. Petersburg College Computer Information Technology A.S. Degree

    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

    Minimum Attendance Requirement:  85%

    Basic Skills Exit Requirement for Program CompletionStudent's competency in computation (mathematics) and communication (reading/language arts) is assessed; required basic skills grade levels are: Computation - 9 and Communication - 9.


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    Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.

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