Certificate of Achievement, Computer Technologies

Program Description

The Certificate of Achievement, Computer Technologies provides students with a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies that can be used for entry-level employment or pursuit of an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
CIT 112 Network + 3
CIT 114 IT Essentials 4
CSCO 120 CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals 4
Mathematics 1 3
 Semester Total14
2nd semester
CIT 263 Project Management 3
Communications 1 3
Emphasis Requirement: At least 7 units from CIT, CS, CSCO, or IS course numbered 100 or higher. 1 7
Human Relations 1 3
 Semester Total16
 Total Units30

 See program recommendations or requirements.

AAS degrees are generally non-transfer degrees that are designed for students to enter the workforce.

To earn an AAS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AAS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
Highly Recommended:
Business Speech Communications
Technical Communications I
Human Relations3
Highly Recommended:
Leadership and Human Relations
Pre-Calculus I (or higher)
Certificate Requirements
CIT 112Network +3
CIT 114IT Essentials4
CIT 263Project Management3
CSCO 120CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals4
Emphasis Requirements
Select at least 7 units from any CIT, CS, CSCO, or IS course numbered 100 or higher7
Total Units30

Students completing the certificate will:

  • Have the technical proficiency required to perform entry level technical support functions to include computer maintenance, basic network design and layout. Fundamentals of cyber security and program management.