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Information Technology Analysis
Program Information
A.S. Certificate - Code 0903 - Catalog 2013/2014
Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155
Jameal Adkins, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4139
Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, sullivi@daytonastate.edu
07/17/2013 M - 1540

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The program provides the student a basic understanding of microcomputer operating procedures, software application packages and knowledge of configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware related to a microcomputer based work environment.The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:
The certificate program in Information Technology Analysis prepares the student to review microcomputer oriented operating procedures, software applications packages, and hardware in order to select the appropriate information technology equipment for a particular microcomputer based environment; install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment, support technology users. Program courses transfer directly into Associate of Science Computer Information Technology and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Perform installation and configuration of computer hardware and software.
2. Design, create, and test a networked environment.
3. Demonstrate understanding of internet structure, organization and navigation.
4. Plan, perform and evaluate technical system support functions.
5. Design, perform and evaluate troubleshooting activities.
6. Plan and perform systems monitoring activities.
7. Assess and perform computer information systems analysis activities.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Program Tuition and Fees: $2,821*
Access Fee: $168 ($6.24 per credit)
Assessment Fee: $30
Lab Fees: $55
Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements - It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a college preparatory English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores.

Careers Most of these courses count toward the AS degree in Networking Services Technology, and some courses could be applied toward AS degrees in Computer Programming and Analysis, Computer Information Technology, Internet Services Technology, and Computer Engineering Technology.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

The typical length of this program is three (3) semesters for a full-time student, with 15% graduating within 3 semesters for 2012-13. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2010-11) for this field at 79%

15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1051.00
15-1021.00 Computer Programmers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1021.00
15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1041.00
15-1071.01 Computer Security Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/help/bright/15-1071.01
15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1081.00
43-9011.00 Computer Operators http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-9011.00

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:
http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=151051&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go


Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
DIG1109 Digital Imaging Fundamentals   3.00
DIG2100 Web Design I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS1851 OR DIG1109
CGS2512 Advanced Computer Spreadsheets and Graphics Presentations   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CGS2100
CTS1851 Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)   3.00
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CGS2100 Microcomputer Applications   3.00
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
CIS2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems   1.00

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
DIG1109 Digital Imaging Fundamentals   3.00
CGS2100 Microcomputer Applications   3.00
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CGS2512 Advanced Computer Spreadsheets and Graphics Presentations   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CGS2100
CTS1851 Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)   3.00
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
   
... ... 3rd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
DIG2100 Web Design I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS1851 OR DIG1109
CIS2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems   1.00
   
TOTAL  ...   27.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.



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