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ITT 1000 - Information Technology Career Planning

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab None
Course Description: This course is designed to assist students in defining and selecting a pathway within the Information Technology career cluster that is appropriate for them based on their interests. Technology trends and forecasting will be discussed. Students will create an educational plan and career plan that will help them stay focused and on-track. This course is designed for students who are interested in exploring careers in the Information and Telecommunications Technology (ITT), Enterprise Computing Technology (ECT), and Cybersecurity Virtualization and Forensics (CVF) programs.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Current technologies and integration
  2. Future projections of technology growth and development
  3. Goal setting for educational objectives
  4. Goal setting for career objectives
  5. Comprehensive career plan
  6. IT career field research, including projected growth and expected salaries
  7. Personal interest and aptitude investigation and reflection

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe typical careers found in information technology.
  2. develop an educational plan.
  3. identify current technologies in information technology fields.
  4. interpret current data and employment opportunities in information technology careers.
  5. investigate future technologies in information technology fields.
  6. construct a 5-year career plan.
  7. construct an electronic portfolio for education and career planning purposes.


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