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CIT Fundamentals

The CIT Fundamentals Certificate offers students the opportunity to earn a credential demonstrating basic competency in the area of computers. The certificate consists of a natural progression of classes that are required for the Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer & Information Technologies. It gives those who are unable, or do not need, to complete a degree away of demonstrating their level of computer proficiency.

26 Credit Hours

Upon completion of this program, the graduate can:

  1. Use computer terminology.
  2. Explore computer hardware and software.
  3. Employ basic diagnostic tools to identify and solve hardware and software problems in multiple operating systems.
  4. Use logic and design methods to understand computational thinking.
  5. Explore database fundamentals.
  6. Manage and use network applications.
  7. Describe communication protocols for computer networks.
  8. Implement basic computer system security measures.
  9. Use a programming language to design and run basic level programs.

Required Courses

  • CIT 105 - Introduction to Computers
  • CIT 111 - Computer Hardware and Software
  • CIT 120 - Computational Thinking
  • CIT 170 - Database Design Fundamentals
  • CIT 180 - Security Fundamentals

Choose one of the following Level I Web Programming Courses

Choose one of the following Level I Networking Courses

  • CIT 160 - Intro to Networking Concepts
  • CIT 161 - Introduction to Networks

Choose one of the following Level I Programming Language Courses

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