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Program: Internet Development Technologies
Degree Plan: Information Systems Administration Specialist 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.SPEC

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 1405 Business Computer Applications OR 4
ITSW 1404 Introduction to Spreadsheets (4)
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software 4
ITSC 2439 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 4
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1309 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing OR 3
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR (4)
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
ITSC 1380 Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Sciences, General OR 3
ITNW 2350 Enterprise Network (3)
Semester Total 6-7
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 OR 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication (3)
ITSC 1315 Project Management Software 3
CPMT 2350 Industry Certification Preparation 4
Elective Any four-credit hour CPMT, IMED, INEW, ITCC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW, or ITSY course 4
Semester Total 13
Minimum Hours Required 31-32

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.