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Information Technology is a crucial part of our everyday lives and is constantly evolving. Are you thinking about entering the information technology industry but wondering what you’ll learn and what type of courses are required to become an information technology specialist? CCNN offers an Information Technology Specialist program that can be completed in as few as 18 months. The program appeals to students who want to be a part of the exciting world of information technology and support. Below we’ve listed a few courses you’ll take while attending school at CCNN.
Introduction to Programming
An introduction to the theory and practice of programming. Students will learn the basics of software development such as variables, control structures, iteration, recursion and objects.
Intrusion Prevention Systems
The goal of this course is to examine and learn how to recognize and counteract against common threats to networks and data system security. Students will learn commonly used attack vectors of malicious actors and how to perform basic white-hat penetration testing. Students will also master the terminology used when discussing system security.
Switching and Routing
This course focuses heavily on network configuration practice. This class will go into advanced switching concepts like Spanning-Tree Protocol, VLAN Trunking Protocol LAN and Switching diagnostics. After that, students learn the advanced IPv4 routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP and BGP.
Students will learn network fundamentals of Ethernet switching and IPv4 routing in a Cisco environment. Students will work with Cisco routers, switches and packet tracers. They will learn to build, analyze, test and configure basic switching and RIP routing networks. You will also learn subnet calculations for IPv4 and have a conceptual understanding Local Area Networks and how they connect and interact with the Wide Area Network.
Programming Apps – Apple SDK & Android SDK
Apple: Students will learn to use the iPhone’s user interface controls in Interface Builder. They will be introduced to Swift and have the opportunity to create and test applications.
Android: In this course students will learn the fundamentals of Java programming language, as well as design basic Android apps.
Some other courses you’ll take at CCNN
- Computer Architectures A+ Preparation
- Cloud Computing and Google Cloud
- Integrations of Mobile Devices in Business Environments
- SQL Databases
- Advanced OS: Windows Desktop
- Advanced OS: Windows Server
- Advanced OS: Apple OS X
- Introduction to Unix/Linux
Begin Your Career in IT
Now you know a few of the courses you’ll have the opportunity to take when pursuing a degree as an Information Technology Specialist at CCNN. Are you ready to learn more about the world of IT? Are you ready to begin your career in Information Technology? Contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Information Technology Specialist program.