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Computer equipment is essential to the success of business and industry. Personal computers facilitate communications, information processing and the recording of business transactions. Keeping these increasingly sophisticated systems working properly is the responsibility of computer technicians and computer support specialists. 

The Associate Degree in Information Technology provides students with extensive training in personal computer hardware and software. The program provides up-to-date practical experience using Intel Pentium-based PCs. Graduates are proficient in Unix, Microsoft Windows 7/8/20XX, networking topologies, hardware maintenance, programming, Internet, database management, and Cisco network routers. Students also become familiar with application design and development process for computer software and complex networks.

Offered in conjunction with Cisco Networking Academy program, networking courses are taught by certified Cisco instructors who prepare students for Cisco Certified Network Associate program. Hardware courses are taught by A+ certified instructors who prepare the students for CompTIA A+ certification.

Graduates will have expertise in computer hardware, maintenance and operating systems. They troubleshoot and solve common problems that occur with personal computers, networks, peripherals and software. They install and maintain computers and computer networks, and have the skills necessary for programming computers to perform specific functions. Graduates are well prepared to enter the job market as a PC support specialists, PC technicians, network administrators or programmers.

Students may also opt to enroll in the two-semester Information Technology Certificate program, designed to provide specific skills and competencies for the computer user.

White Mountains Community College has an articulation agreement with Plymouth State University. Students who complete the Associate in Science degree in Information Technology with course grades of C or better can transfer all credits earned at WMCC to the Plymouth State University Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and enter under junior status.

First Year
 
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
BCMT113 IT Essentials 3 2 4
BCMT120 Web Design I 3 0 3
BCMT125 Introduction to Programming 3 2 4
BENG120 College Composition 3 0 3
BMAT Mathematics 3/4 0 3/4
 

Semester Total

15/16 4 17/18
         
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
BCMT114 Fundamentals of Unix 3 0 3
BCMT213 Computer Networking I 3 0 3
BENG211 Technical Writing 3 0 3
BPHY113 Electricity & Electronics 3 2 4
BMAT Mathematics 4 0 4
 

Semester Total

16

2

17

 

First Year Total

   

34/35

         
Second Year
Fall Semester

Lec

Lab

Cr

BCMT115 Object Oriented Programming with JAVA 3 2 4
BCMT219 Computer Networking II 3 2 4
BCMT232 Computer Security 3 0 3
BCOM105 Introduction to Database Management 1 0 1
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
 

Semester Total

13 4 15
         
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
BCMT230 Network Servers and Security 3 0 3
BCMT234 Computer Networking III 3 0 3
BCMT235 SQL Databases 3 0 3
BHUM Humanities 3 0 3
  Social Science 3 0 3
 

Semester Total

15

0

15

 

Second Year Total

    30
         
 

Total for A.S. Degree

    64/65

 

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