Information Technology

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The Information Technology programs give students a convenient and supportive way to enter the fields of computer science and networking, with associate degree and certificate options that match your needs. The economy of Puget Sound – and the world – runs on information and the electronic technologies that manage it. These programs include the first Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree at Renton Technical College, in Application Development. Beginning in fall 2018, RTC will offer a second BAS degree in Computer Network Architecture.

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Applications Developer - Bachelor of Applied Science

Application Development - Bachelor of Applied Science

Applications developers use computer languages to create programs that perform specific tasks on computers and other devices. It is a useful specialty for high-demand jobs such as website developer, database designer, support specialist, and software tester.

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Computer Network Architecture - Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Computer Network Architecture will prepare graduates to work as computer network architects, engineers, and managers in designing and implementing computer and information networks; performing network modeling, analysis and planning; a

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Computer Network Technology

Computer Network Technology

The Computer Network Technology program is designed for entry-level students to develop skills needed to gain employment as computer network installation, configuration, and support technicians.

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Computer Science (Year Two of Computer Science program)

Students prepare for entry in various careers in the Information Technology industry that require a solid foundation in computer programming.

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Computer-Aided Drafting

Drafting has evolved from a profession based on paper and pencil to one that relies on computers and advanced design software to produce detailed plans and blueprints.

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IT Fundamentals (Year One of Computer Science program)

This is a three-quarter certificate option that introduces students to fundamental concepts in information technology (IT): computer programming, hardware and networking, basic web design, and relational databases.

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