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Programs

CIT Fundamentals - Certificate

Computer and Information Technologies

Required Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers 3 Prereq: RDG 20 or instructor consent
Recommended first semester
CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software 4 Coreq: CIT 105 and MAT 65
Recommended first semester
CIT 120 Computational Thinking 3 Prereq: Digital lit and (MAT 85 or MAT 126)
CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals 3 Prereq: Digital lit and (MAT 85 or MAT 126)
CIT 180 Security Fundamentals 3 Prereq: CIT 105 and (CIT 160 or 161)
Approved Level I Networking Course* 4  
Approved Level I Programming Language Course** 3  
CERTIFICATE TOTAL 23  

*Level I Networking Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 160 Introduction to Networking Concepts 4 Prereq: MAT 61
Coreq: CIT 111 or instructor consent
CIT 161 Introduction to Networks 4 Prereq: MAT 61
Coreq: CIT 111 or instructor consent

**Level I Programming Language Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 140 JavaScript I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 and either CIT 150 or 155
CIT 141 PHP I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 142 C++ I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 143 C# I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 144 Python I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 145 Perl I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 146 Swift I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 147 Programming I: Language 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 148 Visual Basic I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 149 Java I 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 171 SQL I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 and 170
University Level I programming language as approved by program coordinator 3-4  

Students graduating with a degree or certificate in Computer and Information Technologies may only use a course with a grade of "C" or higher (or a "P" for Pass/Fail courses) to fulfill a core or track graduation requirement.

The Computer and Information Technologies department does not accept non-general education courses older than five years from returning or transfer students without consent from the local program coordinator.

Requirements taken from the 2022-2023 KCTCS Catalog