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Official Catalog January 2021 
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Information Technology Assistant Diploma

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CIP Code: 11.1002
New York Hegis Code: 5101
Available online in all states

Program: DITA

Students in the Information Technology Assistant diploma will study the principles of computer technology and information systems, hardware, and computer operating systems, with a focus on networking and wireless networking services required in business and industry. Students will learn how to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot networks and perform regular maintenance. Upon completion of this diploma program, students will be prepared to support users and IT professionals with their information technology needs. Graduates of this program may apply the courses and credits toward the Networking Technology AAS degree plan.

Graduates of this diploma plan will achieve the following program and institutional outcomes:

  • Utilize appropriate current technology and resources to locate and evaluate information needed to accomplish a goal, and then communicate findings in visual, written and/or oral formats.
  • Transfer knowledge, skills, and behaviors acquired through formal and informal learning and life experiences to new situations.
  • Employ strategies for reflection on learning and practice in order to adjust learning processes for continual improvement.
  • Follow established methods of inquiry and mathematical reasoning to form conclusions and make decisions.
  • Participate in social, academic, and professional communities for individual growth and to function as a citizen of a multicultural world.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills employers expect of new hires entering the career field.

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