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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Internet Development Technologies
Degree Plan: Information Systems Administration Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.IDT.INFO.ADM

This certificate provides a foundation in information technologies systems used in delivering digital services. Areas of study include: Information Technology (IT) Essentials, cloud fundamentals such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), networking, security, operating systems (Windows and Linux), client services, and customer relations management support. The graduate will acquire hands-on learning experience and troubleshooting skills necessary to serve as IT support professional.

Developed with input from industry experts (partners), this award also provides training for a variety of industry-recognized certifications, valuable to have in a competitive marketplace. Credit may be earned and course substitutions are permitted for candidates who have acquired certifications such as: A+, Network+, Security+, Linux LPI-1, Google IT Support Professional, Salesforce Certified Administrator and any other certifications related to courses listed in the degree.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software 4
ITSC 2439 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 4
ITNW 1309 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing 3
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security OR 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
Semester Total 22
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
ITSC 1315 Project Management Software 3
CPMT 2350 Industry Certification Preparation 3
ITSC 1480 Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Sciences, General OR 4
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4)
Semester Total 13
Minimum Hours Required 35

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.