Information Technology Pathway

  • Networking & Cyber-Security
  • Programming

11th and 12th Graders

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Overview

Explore principles, tools, and techniques used in the fields of information technology. Networking students will learn skills in hardware troubleshooting, computer communications and network protocols, security, and network operation systems. Programming students will focus on coding, Web development, mobile apps, and application development in multiple operating systems.

Student Experience & Projects

Community service events, service learning projects, job shadows, summer camps, internships, career fair, CyberPatriot competitions, SkillsUSA competitions, robotics competitions, project work for LPS Computing Services, computer setups for seniors, nonprofits setup and database development, computer/electronics recycling, technology workshops, seminars, and exhibits.

Possible Careers

  • Applications/Web Programmer
  • Computer Support
  • Network Manager
  • Cyber Security

Field Trips

  • Spreetail
  • Nelnet
  • UNO
  • Gallup
  • Kidwell
  • Molex Inc.
  • Husker Vision Memorial Stadium
  • Li-Cor
  • Assurity
  • Cornhusker Bank

Guest Speakers

  • Chris Wlaschin, Tony Reinke, Ellie Phillips, National Research Corporation
  • Heather Lantz, Director of Sales (Infogressive, INC.)
  • LTC Bjorman, Cyber Plans Officer (Nebraska National Guard)

Recommended Classes to Take at Your Home High School

Highly Recommended: Information Technology I
Encouraged: Information Technology II

Networking & Cyber-Security

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Dual Credits Available
Year 1 Classes Year 2 Classes

First Semester

Second Semester

First Semester

Second Semester

INFO 1151 (3.0)
IT Fundamentals

INFO 1171 (3.0)
PC Operating Systems

INFO 1281 (2.0)
Networking Concepts

INFO 1448 (4.0)
Windows and Hardware Management

ELEC 2760 (3.0)
Introduction to Networks

INFO 1492 (4.0)
Linux Administration

ELEC 2761 (3.0)
Routing and Switching Essentials

INFO 1491 (3.0)
Network Security Fundamentals

INFO 1494 (3.0)
Windows Server Administration

Programming

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Dual Credits Available
Year 1 Classes Year 2 Classes

First Semester

Second Semester

First Semester

Second Semester

INFO 1151 (3.0)
IT Fundamentals

INFO 1171 (3.0)
PC Operating Systems

INFO 1214 (2.0)
Programming Concepts

INFO 1411 (3.0)
Database Concepts

INFO 1434 (4.0)
C#

INFO 1414 (4.0)
Java

INFO 1431 (3.0)
Web Page Fundamentals

INFO 1428 (4.0)
JCL and COBOL

INFO 2584 (3.0)
Mobile Device Programming

Additional high school courses taken at TCA to meet graduation requirements

(Students earn 30 LPS credits per year toward the 245 LPS credits required for graduation).

YEAR 1 First Semester: 11th LPS Gov’t & Politics (5 LPS credits); 11th LPS Psychology (5 LPS credits).
YEAR 2: Senior English Seminar English (10 LPS credits) Course completed over two semesters earning 5 credits each semester.

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Related Associate of Applied Science Degree Offered at SCC

AAS Degrees: Computer Information Technology, Graphic Design/Media Arts.
Certificate: Computer Information Technology

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