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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Information Technology - Systems Support Track, AAS


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A 25 59 0 A6

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50325

The Systems Support track is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. Course work will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand.  Classes cover computer operating systems, application software, content management systems, social media management, hardware support, database technology, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information.  Graduates should qualify for employment with small and large sized businesses, as this diverse degree offers many skills that can be immediately applied to employment in various sectors of IT.  Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Upon successful completion of the Information Technology, Systems Support track, graduates should be able to:

  • Analyze the technical needs of end users.
  • Design a system to meet end-user specifications.
  • Identify basic security threats.
  • Explain the differences between various common operating systems.
  • Examine various hardware components and their purpose.
  • Use the Internet, and social media in an effective manner.

This degree can be completed in a traditional or completely online format.  For more information about eDegree programs, please visit the eDegree website. http://edegree.gtcc.edu

Total Credits: 18


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 6


Fall Semester II


Total Credits: 15


Spring Semester II


Total Credits: 12-13


Total credit hours required for degree: 66-67


Electives


1. Communication Electives


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2. Social/Behavioral Science Electives


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3. Humanities/Fine Arts Electives


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4. Mathematics Electives


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