IT Specialist Certificate (2403)

This certificate builds upon previous information technology foundational skills by providing core competencies as well as breadth and/or depth. It is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of positions requiring more specialized computer knowledge and skills. It also fulfills one of the designated steps leading to completion for all of the IT degree concentrations.  

Course Title Credit Hours
Completion of the IT Foundations Certificate7
or Completion of ITCS 1010
and Completion of 4 additional credits in ITCS, ITDB, ITIS, ITON courses
Select courses from the Information Technology Electives list8
Total Credit Hours15


Course Title Credit Hours
Information Technology
At least one course must be selected from the following courses which help students prepare for industry certification:
ITDB 1400Introduction to SQL2
ITDB 1405Oracle PL/SQL Programming2
ITDB 1406Microsoft SQL Concepts2
ITDB 2417Oracle Database Administration3
ITDB 2427Microsoft SQL Server Administration3
ITIS 1355Security+ and Security Essentials3
ITIS 2015Information Technology Project Management3
ITIS 2355Security Investigation and Penetration Studies3
ITON 1205Network+ and Networking Essentials2
ITON 1748Linux Administration I3
ITON 1758Linux Administration II3
ITON 2070Installing and Configuring Windows 102
ITON 2071Configuring Windows Devices2
ITON 2232Core Solutions of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server2
ITON 2240Installing and Configuring Windows Server 20122
ITON 2241Administering Windows Server 20122
ITON 2242Configuring Advanced Windows Server 20122
ITON 2768Linux Administration III3

Remaining credits can be taken from within the above list or any other Information Technology (ITCS, ITDB, ITIS, ITON) courses.