The Information Technologies – Computer Engineering A.A.S. degree provides students with the skills required to install, service, and maintain computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment. It includes training in both hardware and software, emphasizing operating system and electronics concepts.
Course work includes operating systems, hardware support and repair, analog electronics, digital circuit analysis, programming, and customer service, with an emphasis on the operation, use, and interfacing of memory and devices to the CPU. Additional topics may include networking, databases, communication, professional practices and cybersecurity concepts.
Graduates should qualify for employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in electronics technology, computer service and support, computer networking, server administration, programming, and other areas requiring a knowledge of electronic and computer system repair. Graduates may also qualify to take industry certification exams in the electronic, computer, and networking fields.