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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 - Networking provides students with a well-rounded knowledge of networking. Our students learn how to design, create, and maintain networks. Students are also able to analyze computer systems.

Complete 1 course: ECO-210, ECO-211, PSC-201 or PSY-201
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

AAS Degree-Computer Technology-Programming

The Associate in Applied Science in Computer Technology - Programming provides students with a well-rounded knowledge of programming. Our students learn commonly used programming languages. This will prepare students to design and create a wide range of software and apps.

Complete 1 Course: ECO-210, ECO-211, PSC-201, or PSY-201
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

Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security

The Advanced Cyber Security certificate provides students with skills in IT Security and Privacy. Students learn about secure network configuration. Students also study how secure networks and systems using hardware, software, and operating systems. While studying these topics students will use both Windows and Linux. Students will study services such as email, web servers, and database servers on both of these platforms. This program provides skills in secure programming and vulnerability assessment. Students will also study 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 provides students with skills required to create digital content. Students learn illustration and web design. Students also study 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

Advanced Network Security Certificate

The Advanced Network Security Certificate provides students with skills in network security. Students will study how to configure manage of both hardware and networks in a secure manner.

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

Advanced Web Programming

The Advanced Web Programming Certificate provides students with skills in designing, building, and maintaining websites and web apps. Students will utilize state-of-the-art 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

Digital Arts

The Associate of Applied Science Digital Arts program provides students a well-rounded knowledge of digital arts. Students learn the skills required in order to work in web and graphic design as well as multimedia arts. In addition, students learn skills in animation and photography. Students may also work advertising and promotions.

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 provides students with skills needed to obtain entry-level jobs in graphic design. Students obtain these skills using state-of-the-art graphic design hardware and software.

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

Network Administration

The Network Administration Certificate provides students with the knowledge to manage networks using Microsoft server and desktop systems. Students are prepared to take industry exams that lead to Microsoft certifications.

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

Network Operations Certificate

The Network Operations Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to install and manage LAN and WAN networks. Students are prepared to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam.

Complete IST-201 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete IST-202 (Minimum 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

PC Technical Support

The PC Technical Support Certificate provides students with skills needed to obtain a job in a tech support call center. Students study 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

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