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Information Technology-Information Systems

The Information Systems curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs.

Coursework will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree and one Certificate. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

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Information Technology-Computer Programming & Development

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The Computer Programming and Development curriculum prepares individuals for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in introduction to computers, logic, programming procedures, languages, generators, operating systems, networking, data management, and business operations.

Students will solve business computer problems through programming techniques and procedures, using appropriate languages and software. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training in programming and related computer areas that provide the ability to adapt as systems evolve.

Graduates should qualify for employment in business, industry, and government organizations as programmers, programmer trainees, programmer/analysts, computer operators, systems technicians, or database specialists.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

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Information Technology-Network Management

The Networking Management curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.

Coursework includes design, installation, configuration, and management of network infrastructure technologies and network operating systems. Emphasis is placed on the implementation and management of network software and the implementation and management of hardware such as switches and routers.

Graduates may find employment in entry-level jobs as local area network managers, network operators, network analysts, and network technicians. Graduates may also be qualified to take certification examinations for various network industry certifications, depending on their local program.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree and one Certificate. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

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Information Technology-Systems Security

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The Systems Security curriculum prepares individuals for employment in system and network security, digital forensics, and ethical hacking. Students will learn the fundamentals of designing security architectures, how to use technologies to provide secure transport of information across networks, and how to conduct penetration testing.

Coursework includes routing and switching, secure communication, security administration, computer investigation, and network vulnerabilities. Students will work in different operating systems including Microsoft and Linux environments.

Graduates may find employment in entry level jobs as information security officers, security analysts, security technicians, security managers, IT analysts, and IT specialists. Graduates may also qualify to complete examinations for various industry certifications.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree and one Certificate. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

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