Computer Systems Technology focuses on preparing students with the knowledge, communication skills, and management ability to interface with computer industry professionals in a variety of industrial and business settings.
Positions are available in network management, technical support/sales, software support/training, applications design, Web development, systems design, computer interfacing, and applications programming.
Why Study Computer Systems Technology?
The Computer Systems Technology program of study provides a strong background in computer/device networking, electronic communications, web development, information processing, agile project management, and other computer industry related latest technologies emulated in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. The program comprises diverse coursework that emphasizes network configuration and security, operating system administration, virtualization, applications programming, database administration, and technical management. An experiential learning environment provides opportunities to earn IT technical and professional certifications. The goal of the program is to prepare technology professionals for managing computer systems and developing applications in a collaborative project-focused setting.
All of the following courses are required of students graduating from the Computer Systems Technology sequence. We enable our graduates with the ability to integrate the knowledge of these four areas of instruction.
In addition to these TEC core courses, 9 hours of elective study are included in the program to allow students to delve deeper into computer systems areas of their choice and develop expertise and specializatin in that field.
Phone: (309) 438-2665
Location: 215 Turner Hall