Computer Systems Networking - Information Technology Core Certificate Level 1

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Computer Systems Networking - Information Technology Core - Certificate Level 1

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is a growing field that will only get bigger as businesses embrace and rely on remote communications and wireless technology. A Networking Technology degree from HCC is a great way to get started in the Networking field.


Semester 1
ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 4
ITSC 1321 Intermediate PC Operating Systems 3
ITNW 1313 Computer Virtualization 3
Semester 2
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security 3
ITSC 2339 Personal Computer Help Desk Support (Capstone) 3
ITSE 1402 Computer Programming - Swift I 4
Semester 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 27

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 32 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $2,960* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.