Degree Requirements

The programs that follow, Certificates of Performance, Certificate of Achievement and Associate Degree for preparation for transfer, require completion of the courses listed below.

Certificate of Performance: Introduction to C++*

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
CISC 187, Data Structures and Object-Orientation
4
CISC 192, C/C++ Programming
4

Total Units: 8

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Intermediate C++*

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
CISC 201, Advanced C++ Programming
4
CISC 205, Object Oriented Programming Using C++
4

Total Units: 8

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Project Management for information technology*

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
CISC 154, Microsoft Project
2
INWT 105, Project +
4

Total Units: 6

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Desktop Support Technician*

Courses Required for the Major Units
INWT 100, Survey of Operating Systems
4
INWT 110, Desktop Support Technician I
3

Total Units: 7

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • Recognize, identify, and assess the features of current Desktop Operating Systems.
  • Apply customer service principles to the Help  Desk and Desktop Support field.
  • Diagnose and repair desktop operating systems problems.
  • Apply Desktop and Help Desk principles in Desktop Certification exams.

 

Certificate of Performance: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist*

Courses Required for the Major Units
INWT 100, Survey of Operating Systems
4
MSFT 130, Installing, Configuring, and Administering Windows Clients
2.5
MSFT 132, Manage and Maintain Windows Server
3
MSFT 137 Windows Server Active Directory, Configuring 2.5
MSFT 160, Microsoft Exchange Server Administration 2.5

Total Units: 14.5

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • Recognize, identify, and assess the features of current Desktop and Network Operating Systems.
  • Apply customer service principles to the Help Desk, Desktop Support, and Network Support field.
  • Diagnose and repair desktop and network operating systems problems.
  • Compare, contrast (what will students compare and contrast? Two types of network topologies?), and design simple network topologies.
  • Identify, review, and evaluate network security threats and the corresponding prevention principles and practices.
  • Apply Desktop, Help Desk, Networking, and Security principles in Desktop, Networking, and Network Security Certification exams.
  • Apply Business Communication principles to the Help Desk, Desktop Support, and Network Support field to create technology proposals and presentations.
  • Identify and apply current project management principles to technology projects.

Certificate of Achievement: Information Technology Management

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
INWT 100, Survey of Operating Systems
4
INWT 110, Desktop Support Technician 1
3
INWT 120, Network + Training
4
INWT 140, Security + Certification Training
3
MSFT 130, Configuring Microsoft Windows Client
2.5
MSFT 132, Windows Server Network Infrastructure, Configuring 3
MSFT 137, Windows Server Active Directory, Configuring
2.5
CBTE 180, Microsoft Office
3
BUSE 92, Introduction to Business Communication
or
BUSE 119, Business Communications
3
Total:28

Recommended Electives: Business Studies 155.

Associate in Science Degree: Computer Information Systems

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
INWT 100, Survey of Operating Systems
4
INWT 110, Desktop Support Technician 1
3
INWT 120, Network + Training
4
INWT 140, Security + Certification Training
3
MSFT 130, Configuring Microsoft Windows Client
2.5
MSFT 132, Windows Server Network Infrastructure, Configuring 3
MSFT 137, Windows Server Active Directory, Configuring
2.5
CBTE 180, Microsoft Office
3
BUSE 92, Introduction to Business Communication
or
BUSE 119, Business Communications
3
Total:28