IT Professional Certificate (2404)

This certificate builds upon previous information technology proficiency skills by providing professional competencies as well as an additional breadth and depth. It is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of positions requiring a professional level of 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 a minimum of 24 credits in ITCS/ITDB/ITIS/ITON courses 124
Select courses from the Business Management Electives list6
OR
Select courses from the Information Technology & Computer Science Focus Areas listed below34
Certificate Total: 30-34
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Information Technology and Computer Science (IT&CS) credits earned through the IT Foundations and/or IT Specialist Certificates can be applied to the IT Professional Certificate.

Business Management Electives

Course Title Credit Hours
BUSM 1300Introduction to Business3
BUSM 2200Organizational Behavior3
BUSM 2400Business Communication3

 Information Technology and Computer Science (IT&CS) Focus Areas

Course Title Credit Hours
Advanced Web Concepts Focus Area
GRDS 1375Computer Graphics AI, ID and PS3
GRDS 1800Introduction to User Experience Design3
ITCS 1010Programming Logic3
ITCS 1820Java Programming I3
ITCS 2120JavaScript Programming I3
ITCS 2155PHP Programming3
ITCS 2188Advanced Concepts in Web Development3
ITIS 1007Principles of Information Technology and Computer Science3
ITON 1205Network+ and Networking Essentials2
ITON 1748Linux Administration I3
PHOT 2300Introduction to Digital Photo Imaging3
Total Credit Hours32
Course Title Credit Hours
Cybersecurity Focus Area
BUSM 1300Introduction to Business3
CNET 1100Cisco Networking Technology I2
CNET 1200Cisco Networking Technology II2
CNET 1735Cisco Cyber Operations3
CNET 2720Cisco Network Security: Managing Security3
ITCS 1010Programming Logic3
ITCS 1870Python Programming I3
ITIS 1007Principles of Information Technology and Computer Science3
ITIS 1355Security+ and Security Essentials3
ITIS 1360Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism3
ITIS 2015Information Technology Project Management3
ITIS 2355Security Investigation and Penetration Studies3
Total Credit Hours34
Course Title Credit Hours
Data Analytics Focus Area
ITCS 1010Programming Logic3
ITCS 1870Python Programming I3
ITCS 1880R Programming I3
ITDB 1401SQL Programming and Database Design3
ITDB 1405Oracle PL/SQL Programming2
ITDB 1406Microsoft SQL Concepts2
ITDB 2500Data Analytics3
ITIS 1007Principles of Information Technology and Computer Science3
ITIS 1520Microsoft Office Excel: Skills and Techniques3
MATH 1550Statistics4
Select course(s) from the Business Management Electives list3
Total Credit Hours32
Course Title Credit Hours
Software System Design Focus Area
ITCS 1010Programming Logic3
ITCS 1820Java Programming I3
or ITCS 1825 Programming I for iOS
ITCS 1870Python Programming I3
ITCS 2080Fundamentals of Software Engineering3
ITCS 2873Python Programming II3
ITCS 2875Computer Architecture and Organization3
ITDB 1401SQL Programming and Database Design3
ITIS 1007Principles of Information Technology and Computer Science3
ITON 1205Network+ and Networking Essentials2
ITON 1310Cloud Computing3
ITON 1748Linux Administration I3
Total Credit Hours32