Information Technology Specialist

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Instructor
253.680.7066
Career Advisor
253.680.7006
Location Downtown Campus
Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Information Technology Specialist

Information technology specialists are an integral part of nearly every industry in today's technology-dominated workplace.

Students in this program prepare for careers that focus on PC and network support with emphasis on both practical experience and certification preparation, including LAN/WAN administrator, network system support specialist. Students are encouraged to obtain Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA, certifications. 

Possible certifications students can obtain include:

CompTIA: A+, Network +, Security +

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP): MTA, MCSA, and MCSE

CISCO: CCENT, CCNA

Note: Bates Technical College is an official Cisco Networking Academy.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 112 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

INFO 101 Computer Applications Essentials
INFO 102 Fundamentals of Information Technology
INFO 103 Internet Applications
INFO 104 A+ Essentials
INFO 105 A+ Practical
INFO 106 Electronics Basics
INFO 107 Structured Cabling
INFO 110 Emerging Technologies
INFO 111 Practical Applications
CNST 206 MS Client Operating Systems
CNST 207 Network Infrastructure
CNST 209 Directory Services
CNST 210 Network Security
CNST 201 Cisco Network Fundamentals
CNST 202 Cisco Routing Protocols and Concepts
CNST 205 Fundamentals of Linux

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Students must chose 20 credits from the electives list.

ELECTIVES LIST CREDITS

WIRE 201 Telecommunications Network Cabling
WIRE 202 Fiber Optics
CNST 203 Cisco LAN Switching and Wireless
CNST 204 Cisco-Accessing the WAN
INFO 108 Project Management
INFO 109 Employment Preparation

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