This degree program prepares students for entry into a Information Technology-Cybersecurity and Networking, BAS degree program at Green River College. In addition, this applied associate’s degree program prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of IT positions, such as help desk technician, technical support specialist, network technician, and network or computer systems administrator.
Students in this degree program receive foundational training in a broad range of networking, systems administration, and scripting, resulting in a balanced, well-rounded knowledge of information technology and cybersecurity. In addition to these specialized courses, students learn key interpersonal communication skills sought by employers.
Program Website: Information Technology | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/information-technology/
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:
- Understand and demonstrate procedures to install, configure, support, and troubleshoot operating systems.
- Understand security principles, system and network vulnerabilities, and common mitigation practices.
- Understand and demonstrate basic programming and database constructs.
- Understand network infrastructure, logic, and troubleshooting procedures.