Program Outcomes (IT Specialist)

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Identify, install, and configure hardware devices.
  2. Build, maintain, and upgrade computer systems.
  3. Design, build, configure, and maintain small and medium size networks.
  4. Improve performance of computer systems.
  5. Prepare for industry certification exam equivalent.
  6. Recognize technical support skills required by the IT industry.
  7. Identify and solve computer-related issues.
  8. Support and maintain computer applications, hardware, and operating systems.
  9. Evaluate components and configure a functional computer system.
  10. Troubleshoot and repair defective computer systems.
  11. Configure and diagnose basic network connectivity.
  12. Explain the basics of network security.
  13. Design, configure, and maintain virtualized environments.
  14. Define confidentiality, integrity, availability, and non-repudiation (CIAN).
  15. Recognize viruses and worms, their differences and how to harden computer systems.
  16. Develop strategies for network defense using firewalls, routers, switches, antivirus, and anti-spyware tools.
  17. Protect the IT environment using current monitoring and protection methods.
  18. Define various components of Windows server.
  19. Install Windows server.
  20. Implement and manage active directory infrastructure.
  21. Support Windows Desktop editions.

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking