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The Information Technology (IT) Technician – Cybersecurity degree and certificate program at Lake Tahoe Community College is designed to prepare students for entry- to mid-level positions in desktop support, system administration, computer application installation, information security/cybersecurity, and technically oriented administrative roles. Courses also help prepare students for industry-recognized certification exams from CompTIA and Microsoft.

The certificate program in Computer Programming at Lake Tahoe Community College allows students to pursue multiple Oracle Program certifications. Specifically, completion of this short-term program of study prepares students for examinations leading to Oracle certification in Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer and Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer.

Lake Tahoe Community College also offers an Employable Skills Certificate in GIS. A geographic information system (GIS) is a powerful computer system that allows users to acquire, organize, store, and analyze information related to our physical and cultural environment. This graphical map-making software enables people to more easily see, analyze, and understand spatial (space) and temporal (time) patterns and relationships. GIS courses at LTCC help to introduce students to GIS software and help current professional users maintain profeciency. Credit and Non-credit certificate options are available.

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This employable skills certificate in Computer and Information Sciences allows students to pursue multiple Oracle Program certifications. Specifically, completion of this short-term program of study prepares students for examinations leading to Oracle certification in:

Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer
Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer

All courses from the following (12 units):

CIS 120A Computer Programming I (4)
CIS 120B Computer Programming II (4)
CIS 120C Computer Programming III (4)

The Employable Skills Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is designed to keep practitioners current with software changes; meet changing labor market needs; improve chances of employability or job placement opportunities; provide training that may result in skill or wage progression; and/or prepare students for college-level coursework in the field of GIS.

An Employable Skills Certificate will be awarded upon completion of all of the following courses (9 units):

CIS 135A / GEG 134 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3.5 units)
CIS 135B / GEG 135 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (3.5 units)
CIS 135C Advanced Geographic Information Systems: Web GIS (1.25 units)
CIS 135D Advanced Geographic Information Systems: Mobile GIS (1.25 units)

This non-credit program of study is designed for working professionals who are not concerned with acquiring units needed for degree attainment. The Certificate of Completion in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is designed to keep practitioners current with software changes; meet changing labor market needs; improve chances of employability or job placement opportunities; and/or provide training that may result in skill or wage progression.

Students are advised to start the GIS sequence at one of the following levels:

CIS 550 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems or
CIS 551 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems or
Equivalent professional work experience or
Instructor approval

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon completion of the following courses:

CIS 552 Advanced Geographic Information Systems: Web GIS
CIS 553 Advanced Geographic Information Systems: Mobile GIS

 

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