Associate Degree in Information Sciences and Technology, General Business Option
Gain knowledge of information systems, and extensive practice in using contemporary technologies in the creation, organization, storage, analysis, evaluation, communication, and transmission of information. Learn about the structure of database systems, web and multimedia systems, and the design of information systems as you prepare for a career as an application programmer, network manager, Web designer and administrator, or for a related career in the IST field.
Certificates and Professional Development
Certificate in Information Sciences and Technology
This program is also ideal for professionals needing a basic understanding of technology systems to supplement their nontechnical education backgrounds. The credits you earn in this program can be applied toward the associate degree in information sciences and technology or a number of other Penn State degrees as elective credits.
This tutorial is an introductory-level 2D and 3D Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) class using AutoCAD 2009 AEC software. The course is lab-oriented and students learn to represent objects graphically and communicate this information using accepted drafting techniques, practices, and standards. All classes will be hands-on in the computer lab during convenient evening hours.
The SolidWorks® mechanical design software package is used to create and analyze parts, assemblies, and drawings. The course, applicable for those in engineering or a related field, is an organized series of modules for introducing new users to the basic concepts and skills that they need to become proficient users. All the current requirements of the Certified SolidWorks Associate exam: Basic Theory, Drawing Theory, Part Modeling, Advanced Part Modeling, Assembly Modeling, and Advanced Modeling Theory and Analysis will be covered.