ACADEMIC DIVISION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The Division of Information Technology provides courses and programs in Computer Science Technology designed to prepare students to secure a job and help overcome the skills gap in information technology. For detailed program information visit http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/catalog/programs-study-print .
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2018 - SPRING SEMESTER
CLASSES AND FACULTY/ADVISORS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE WILL BE LOCATED IN 205 NAYLOR HALL (formerly located in Allen Hall)
Naylor Hall is designated NAY on the schedule.
Included are all Computer Science and Cisco Network Administration courses.
PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Associate in Applied Science Degree Program
The Computer Science Technology-Network Administration Program (NWA) is designed to prepare students to enter the field of computer networking with a college degree supported by industry certification. Classes are offered that prepare students for certification by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+, Network+, Linux+ and Security+), and by Microsoft (Microsoft MCSA Windows Server). Cisco classes are aligned to the Cisco CCNA certification and give students hands on experience with wired and wireless networking technology using CISCO networking devices and Windows and Linux based PCs.
Network Administration provides the foundation needed for cybersecurity and the most demanded skills in our area. The program is part of the College's Cisco Certified Network Academy and uses Cisco certified instructors and approved curriculum.For more about what a Cisco Network Academy provides visit www.NetAcad.com or contact Frank Cornutt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMPUTER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree Program
The Computer Science Technology Program (COMT) is designed to prepare students to enter the field of computer information technology. The students gain experience with computer hardware, basic networking, Microsoft Windows products, web design, and current programming languages.
TRANSFER ADVISEMENT AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS PREPARING TO CONTINUE
WITH A UNIVERSITY IN THE AREAS OF:
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science Scientific – (Engineering/Mathematical emphasis)
Courses are also available for students not pursuing a degree. Note: Some prerequisites do apply, please consult an IT advisor for more information.
Industry certifications are an important part of your educational career because they validate your expertise, increase your career growth and by maintaining these credentials it keeps you up to date in global industry. Courses are offered that use professional preparation materials and curriculum to prepare for leading industry credentials.
** Nationally Recognized Credential Exam Administered by Third Party Testing Facility
CIS 199 Network Communications
** Eligible to take CompTIA Network+ Exam
CIS 171 Linux I
CIS 172 Linux II
** Eligible to take CompTIA Linux+ Exam
CIS 276 Server Administration / CIS 274A Lab
** Part of Microsoft Windows Server Exam
CIS 280 Network Security
** Eligible to take CompTIA Security+ Exam
Cisco Certified Network Academy program available at the Wallace Drive Campus
CIS 270 Cisco CCNA I / CIS 165D Lab
CIS 271 Cisco CCNA II
** Eligible to take CCENT Exam
CIS 272 Cisco CCNA III / CIS 165D Lab
CIS 273 Cisco CCNA IV
** Eligible to take CCNA Exam
Short Certificates are available in:
Business Computing Technology
Web Development Technology
Microcomputer Repair Technology
Please make an appointment and meet with an IT advisor to discuss these opportunities.
Ayers Campus - Oxford:
Tony Cobb, Instructor, 108 ACS Building, email@example.com, Phone: 256.835.5422.
Paul Ozor-Ilo, Instructor, 121 ACS Building, firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 256.835.5464.
Donna Wood, Instructor, 223 Cheaha Career Center, email@example.com, Phone: 256.835.5421.
Wallace Drive Campus - Gadsden:
Billa Burger, Instructor, 205 Naylor Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 256.549.8297.
Frank Cornutt, Cisco Network Administration Instructor, 205 Naylor Hall, email@example.com, Phone: 256.549.8253.
Sheila Lancaster, Instructor, 205 Naylor Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 256.549.8359.
Tim Moore, Instructor, 118 Naylor Hall, email@example.com, Phone: 256.549.8304.
Academic Division of Information Technology
1001 George Wallace Drive
205 Naylor Hall
Gadsden AL 35902