Information TechnologyWhat makes a great Computer Science Resume?
What is Computer Science?• Computer science is a discipline that spans theory and practice. It requires thinking both in abstract and concrete terms.• Computer science has a wide range of specialties. These include computer architecture, software systems, graphics, artificial intelligence, computational science, and software engineering.• Computer Science is practiced by mathematicians, scientists and engineers. Mathematics, the origins of Computer Science, provides reason and logic. Science provides the methodology for learning and refinement. Engineering provides the techniques for building hardware and software.
What is Information Technology?• Information Technology, or IT, is the study, design, creation, utilization, support, and management of computer-based information systems, especially software applications and computer hardware.• IT is not limited solely to computers. With technologies quickly developing in the fields of cell phones, PDAs and other handheld devices, the field of IT is quickly moving from compartmentalized computer-focused areas to other forms of mobile technology.• Information technology also uses computers and software to manage information. In some companies, this is referred to as Management Information Services (or MIS) or simply as Information Services (or IS).
Information Technology Degree Programs• ASSOCIATES DEGREES (15 - 20 Months)• A total of 29 classes• On ground & Online• BACHELORS DEGREES (30 - 36 Months)• A total of 49 classes• On ground & Online• MASTERS DEGREES (15 Months)• A total of 15 classes• Online only!
First Steps in Creating a Great Resume• Know what career path that they want to take within their field.• Identify their skill-sets and qualifications to do that particular job.• Know and learn the required software, programs and equipment that fit their field of expertise.• Study for and obtain one or multiple computer certifications.
Job Types For Each Field Computer Programming IT Professional• Web Developer • Network Administrator• Computer Systems • Help Desk (tier 1-3) Analyst • Network Analyst• Software Developer • Systems Administrator• Java Developer • .NET Solutions Architect• Senior Software • Computer Network Engineer Specialist• Computer Programmer • Linux Administrator• Programmer Analyst • Computer Forensic• Network Programmer Technician• Application Developer • Staff IT Security• Embedded Software Analyst Engineer • IT Security Specialist• Oracle DBA • Windows Server (Programming) Administrator
Skill-Sets & Qualifications Computer programmers (also known as softwaredevelopers) are the cornerstone of the softwaretechnology revolution. Programmers provide thefoundation on which all computing technology is built. In a perfect world, an ideal programmer has theappropriate knowledge and skills in all of thefollowing areas to meet the prospective employersspecifications:•Programming languages•Scripting languages•Programming principles•Production principles•Web applications•Education and experience
Skill-Sets & Qualifications cont. Information technology, or IT, specialists arecomputer systems experts who help people solvecomputer-related problems. IT specialists arehighly knowledgeable about computers and mustmeet certain education and training requirementsto be successful. IT specialists need to be extremelyknowledgeable about computers in general,though many specialize in a particular software,operating system or other niche. They should haveexpert knowledge of computer hardware,software, circuit boards, chips, processors andelectronic equipment. IT specialists also need to know abouttelecommunications systems and shouldunderstand the principles of things likebroadcasting, control and switching.
Certifications !!!!These can be taken at any approved testingsites.• A Plus• Network Plus• Security Plus• Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)• Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)• Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)• Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)• Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)• CCENT (entry level), CCNA (associate level),
Training, Training, Training !!!!• A sufficient computer lab is needed so we can learn the basic and up-to- date technics and technology.• Projects need to be given throughout our programs so that we can apply the skills that we learn within the computer lab to resumes.• Up-to-date software and programs should be given so that the right skills and technics can be learned for the perspective field.