Computer Information Technology

The Computer Information Technology Program (CMIN) teaches students the functions and operations of computer and internet technologies. Students will also learn to apply the systematic methods of developing information system solutions for business and organizations. Complementing the program core curriculum, students will choose one of the following areas of concentration to pursue: Programmer/Analyst, Web Design, or Technical Specialist.

In the concentration of Programmer/Analyst, students prepare for traditional jobs and careers as programmers, database developers, and systems analysts.

Students concentrating in Web Design will be rewarded with the fundamental knowledge required for becoming successful web-page and website designers and developers.

CMIN Program faculty have designed and submitted for approval additional concentrations in Information Security/Assurance and Game Design. Consult the Business and Technology Division for exciting new developments in these areas.

Students majoring in CMIN complete a seven-course core, being given the opportunity to learn programming logic and controls, relational database, systems analysis, networking fundamentals, and web design basics. Then they pursue specialty courses for one of the following concentrations.

The following courses are included in each concentration:

Game Design

  • Fundamentals of 3DS Max
  • Animation Design with MAYA 3
  • Introduction to Game Design and Development
  • Game Structure and Character Development

Information Assurance/Security

  • Cyberlaw
  • Intro to Information Assurance
  • Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime
  • UNIX System Fundamentals
  • Networking

Programmer/Analyst Specialist

  • Visual Basic
  • JAVA Programming
  • Database Management Systems
  • Systems Analysis Methods

Web Design

  • Web Foundations
  • Advanced Web Projects
  • Multimedia an Animation Technologies
  • Digital Illustration