The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment as designers, testers, support technicians, administrators, developers, or programmers with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information, depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.
Course work includes development of a student's ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.
IT - IT Business Support track
The IT - IT Business Support track will prepare students for job placement in technical support, help desk, and administrative positions to name a few. Focus is on the various office applications such as spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. The content of this IT - IT Business Support track is designed to help prepare students for various certification testings.
All VGCC students have free access through Certiport to the Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 Certifications below:
- Microsoft Office Word 2016 Core
- Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Core
- Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016
- Microsoft Office Access 2016
- Microsoft Outlook 2016