Information Technology Certificate

IT Foundations

What You'll Learn

  • Learn history of computing, the evolution of computer systems, the building blocks of a computer, and an introduction to related computational methods such as Artificial Intelligence and computational reason
  • Understand what a computer operating system is, its composition, commonly used variations, and how it is used to manage user data through various schemes and technologies
  • Learn how to design, build and run a computer program using commonly available libraries, and programming language constructs to build a data visualization application
  • Explain terminology and technology employed in modern data communications systems including how computer are interconnected and exchange data over the world-wide web

Who Should Attend?

This certificate is designed for anyone with experience in information technology but needs additional knowledge and skills to ensure they are able to support and deploy new emerging technologies effectively.  The program is also designed for people wanting to learn foundations of modern information technology or IS management looking to refresh their knowledge in the area.

Must be admitted as a WTU non-degree seeking student.
Complete four undergraduate courses (20 credits) with a C (2.0) or better.