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Information Technology

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.

Certifications

Level 1:

  • IC3 Digital Literacy
  • IT Specialist Cybersecurity
  • IT Specialist Network Security
  • IT Specialist Cloud Computing
  • IT Specialist Device Configuration and Management
  • Apple Swift
  • IT Specialist Python
  • IT Specialist Java
  • IT Specialist HTML and CSS
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Access

Level 2

  • CompTIA ITF+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security+

For more information contact Donna Gill, Program Head of Information Technology at gilld@vgcc.edu .