Students are prepared in logical problem solving, designing and documenting programs, network administration, microcomputer and network operating systems, network security. Students learn to manage and configure computers using both client and server operating systems including Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name Service (DNS) and Active Directory.
Research, select, use and troubleshoot hardware and network components or connections appropriate to area of concentration.
Apply programming, database, operating systems and business application skills to solve and troubleshoot business and information technology problems related to area of concentration.
Design, document and implement computer software solutions given definition of a problem and requirements for a solution.
Use operating system commands to manipulate files and directories and perform systems software troubleshooting.
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills as well as teamwork skills in the delivery of customer service, project planning and project completion in the information technology business environment.