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Information Technology

The Information Technology Department at York Technical College prepares students for many career paths as well as industry certifications. Students with a high aptitude for math and logical reasoning may find the associate degree in Computer Technology an appropriate option for them. The degree provides students with two specializations: programming or networking. The degree prepares students to program in various programming languages (C#, C++, Java, PHP, Visual Basic), use the .NET framework, design database systems, use multiple modern operating systems, relate network theory and design, and exhibit proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Graduates of this program often find jobs as computer programmers, network technicians, and systems analysts.

Program Options

AAS Degree-Computer Technology-Networking

The Associate in Applied Science in Computer Technology program provides students with a well-rounded knowledge of designing, creating, and maintaining computer networks and the ability to analyze computer systems.

Complete ECO-210
Complete ENG-101 (minimum grade C)
Complete ENG-160
Complete HSS-205
Complete MAT-165
Complete MAT-110 (minimum grade C)
Complete SPC-205
Complete CPT-170 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-230; (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-242 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-264 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-226 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-188 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-221 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-252 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-253 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-254 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-260 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-273 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-168 (Minimum Grade C)
Take CPT-270 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-220 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete COL-101

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology
Department Page  
Gainful Employment Data

AAS Degree-Computer Technology-Programming

The Associate in Applied Science in Computer Technology program provides students with a well-rounded knowledge of commonly used programming languages that will prepare them to design and create a wide range of computerized systems.

Complete ECO-210
Complete ENG-101 (minimum grade C)
Complete ENG-160
Complete HSS-205
Complete MAT-165
Complete MAT-110 (minimum grade C)
Complete SPC-205
Complete CPT-170 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-230 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-242 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-264 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-226 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-188 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete COL-101
Complete CPT-168 (Minimum Grade C)
Take CPT-212 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-236 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-244 (Minimum Grade C)
Take CPT-270 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-231 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-220 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-272 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-237, CPT-238, CPT-246, CPT-232 or CPT-213 (Minimum grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average. 

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology (PDF)
Department Page  
Gainful Employment Data

 

Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security

This certificate provides advanced skills in the configuration of network security hardware, secure configuration of network operating systems (such as Windows and LINUX),and network services such as email, web servers,and database servers. This program provides skills in programming with emphasis on vulnerability assessmentand exposure to computer forensics.

Complete CPT-236 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete CPT-238 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete CPT-260 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete CPT-281 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-191 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-193 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-259 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-272 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-291 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-292 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-293 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete IST-294 (Minimum Grade: C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

Advanced Multimedia Specialist

The Advanced Multimedia Specialist Certificate program provides students with skills required to create advanced multimedia content including illustration, web design, photography, and television operations.

Complete ARV-110 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-123 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-212 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-219 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-227 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CGC-278 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-205 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete MAP-101 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete MAP-122 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete MAP-150 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete MAP-226 (Minimum Grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology (PDF)
Department Page  
Gainful Employment Data

Advanced Network Security Certificate

The Advanced Network Security Certificate program provides students with skills in cyber-security including configuration and management of both hardware and network.

Complete IST-101 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-103 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-188 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-201 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-202 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-203 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-204 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-252 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-254 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-291 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-292 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-293 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-294 (Minimum Grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology (PDF)
Department Page  
Gainful Employment Data

Advanced Web Programming

The Advanced Web Programming Certificate program provides students with skills in designing, building, and maintaining websites utilizing current software and programming languages.

Complete CPT-212 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-213 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-236 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-237 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-238 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-240 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-246 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-226 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-272 (Minimum Grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

 

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology (PDF)
Department Page  
Gainful Employment Data

Digital Arts

The Associate in Applied Science with a major in Digital Arts program provides students a well-rounded knowledge of digital arts and provides students with skills required in order to be successful as web designers, graphic designers, multimedia artists and animators, photographers, and advertising and promotions professionals.

Complete ENG-101
Complete HIS-102
Complete MAT-103
Complete SPC-205
Complete 1 Course from ECO-210, ECO-211, PSC-201 or PSY-201
Complete ARV-110 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-121 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-212 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-219 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-222 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-281 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete COL-101
Complete ARV-123 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-205 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-223 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-227 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete MKT-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete MKT-140 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ARV-226 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete CGC-278 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete CWE-113 (Minimum Grade: C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

Digital Design Certificate

The Digital Design Certificate program provides students with skills needed to obtain an entry-level position in graphic design using state-of-the-art software and hardware.

Complete ARV-110 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-121 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-123 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-212 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-281 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CGC-278 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-205 (Minimum Grade C)
Take CGC-226 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-222 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-227 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-223 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ARV-219 (Minimum Grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology related programs(PDF)
Department Page   
Gainful Employment Data

 

Network Administration

The Network Administration Certificate program provides students with knowledge of managing a network using the Microsoft operating system. Graduates are prepared to take certification exams leading to the Microsoft Certified IT Professional Certification.

Complete IST-188 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-220 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-251 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-252 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-253 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-260 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-221 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-254 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-273 (minimum grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology related programs
Department Page   
Gainful Employment Data

 

Network Operations Certificate

The Network Operations Certificate program provides students with knowledge of installing and managing LAN and WAN networks. Graduates are prepared to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam.

Complete IST-201 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-202 (Minumum Grade C)
Complete IST-203 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-204 (Minimum Grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology related programs
Department Page   
Gainful Employment Data

PC Technical Support

The PC Technical Support Certificate program provides students with skills needed to obtain a position in a technical support call center. Coursework includes programming, databases, operating systems and data communications.

Complete IST-188 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-168 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-170 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-242 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-264 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-270 (minimum grade C)
Complete IST-220 (minimum grade C)
Complete CPT-230 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete CPT-231 (Minimum Grade C)

There are no special admission requirements for programs in Information Technology.

To receive a degree or certificate, students must complete the required minimum credit hours with a minimum of a “C” average.

Useful Links:

Download Program Standards for Computer Technology related programs (PDF)
Department Page   
Gainful Employment Data

 

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