2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: Convergence Technology Intern 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.CIT.CONV.INTN.16

This one-year certificate option is designed to provide training for any student wishing to enter the convergence technology field as an intern. Skills and knowledge of basic networking concepts, hardware, operating systems, and security are developed.

A graduate will be qualified to enter the small, medium and enterprise information technology work environment as an intern.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computer terminology, problem solving, and logic structures used with computers as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 and ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 4
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 4
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks 4
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies 4
ITNW 1413 Computer Virtualization OR 4
ITNW 1435 Information Storage and Management (4)
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 20

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.