Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Are you intrigued by the inner workings of your computer and your cell phone? Do you want a job where you’ll be indispensable to the operation of your organization?
An information technology major at Guttman Community College will give you the knowledge necessary to navigate our society’s complex technologies, recognize common problems and recommend and implement solutions. It will prepare you for an IT position in any number of workplaces. Today, few businesses or organizations can operate without an IT person or department to ensure their computing infrastructure works reliably and employees have their computing-related needs met.
We’ll give you a combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on experience so you’ll head into the workforce ready to take care of both an organization’s technological infrastructure and the needs of the people who use it.
You’ll learn the basics of computing and the Internet and be exposed to actual work environments to see the relevance of what you’re learning in class. We’ll hone your problem-solving abilities by building your technical knowledge as well as your interpersonal skills.
Employers want workers who are team players, and that’s what we’ll require of you. By the time you earn your degree, you’ll be ready to launch a career as a computer support specialist that will earn you a stable living and offer ample opportunities for advancement as you gain experience.
Parviz Kermani, Professor