Information and Communication Technology Sector Information
Sector description: The Computer Science, Networking and Software and Systems Development Pathways are designed to prepare students for entry level positions as computer maintenance technician apprentice, IT technician apprentice, robot service technician apprentice or related fields. Students study skills as development and use of algorithms, computer programming, computer hardware and software, operating systems, computer networking, robotic automation, engineering practices, CAD & CAM and science skills, all necessary for entry level positions in computer, IT or robotic automation fields.
Entry Level (w/H.S. diploma)
Technical Level (w/AA or AS or certificate)
Professional Level (w/BA or BS degree)
Computer maintenance technician apprentice
Computer support technician
Customer service representative
IT Technician apprentice
Robot service technician apprentice
Computer maintenance technician
Computer report technician
Entry Level IT Analyst
Robot service technician
Digital data forensic examiner
Machine Learning engineer
Robot support engineer
3D Medical Animator
Post- secondary opportunities:
For students who complete this pathway, the following programs are offered at Hartnell Community College. Students may continue studies in this area and potentially earn the following degrees and certificates: Associate of Science in Computer Science for Transfer, Associate of Science in Computer Science Option, Associate of Science in Network and Security Option, Certificate of Achievement in Computer Science Option, Mobile Development Option, Web Development Option, Network and Security Option.
Monterey Peninsula College:
For students who complete this pathway, the following programs are offered at Monterey Peninsula College. Students may continue studies in this area and potentially earn the following degrees and certificates: Associate in Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Networking and Security, or Computer Information Systems; Certificate of Achievement in Computer Networking and Security, Software Development, IT Technician - Network Specialization, IT Help Desk and User Support, or IT Computer Retail Sales and Support.
Links to more information:
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Click here for the CTE course manual.