Computer And Information Technology Occupations

Computer professionals must have good reasoning and logical problem solving abilities, be observant, alert to detail and tenacious in pursuing problems to completion. Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ targeted occupations projects 11 separate computer-related positions as high growth areas. High job growth is projected for information systems managers, programmers, systems analysts, database administrators, computer support technicians, information security analysts, computer specialists, computer maintenance technicians and graphic designers.

Database Systems is an introduction to database design and access, with a focus on database concepts, data modeling, normalization, data warehousing, query languages, and the formulation of complex queries. Students are able to incorporate theory with hands-on learning in the Cybersecurity Engineering Lab, Digital Systems Lab, and Software Development Lab, to name a few.

We provide hands-on experience and a problem-solving approach to computer engineering technology, teaching students to find creative, outside-the-box solutions to real-world computer engineering problems. Accreditation renewal of the degree programme is in progress, subject to re-approval by the British Computing Society (BCS), the chartered professional body for IT. A BCS accredited degree allows graduates on completion to gain Chartered IT Professional status and become a graduate member of the BCS.

Computer Technology provides an overview of the major components of this course, including website design, computer programming, hardware maintenance and troubleshooting, operating system administration (Windows, Linux and DOS), 3D animation and design, digital video, and Basic game design. Tailored for online transaction processing, the Tandem-16 is one of the first commercial fault-tolerant computers. The banking industry rushed to adopt the machine, built to run during repair or expansion. The Tandem-16 eventually led to the Non-Stop” series of systems, which were used for early ATMs and to monitor stock trades.

Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. Each program and its associated courses have been sent to the New York State Department of Education for approval of the semester plan. For reference, the following charts illustrate the typical course sequence for this program in both quarters and semesters. Students should consult their academic advisers with questions regarding planning and course selection.