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Converged Technology Advanced Technical Certificate

The Converged Technology Advanced Technology Certificate (C4_CNV4) is offered at LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Computer Information Technology Department.

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Program Description

The advanced technical certificate (ATC) in converged technology prepares students for working with the cloud, virtualization, backup systems, and storage management.

The shift of enterprise computing to the software defined data center has triggered a need for IT staff that can harness these emerging technologies. This program provides students experience with leading technology providers such as EMC, VMware and RedHat. Since this is an advanced certificate, students in this program should have some computing experience or certification such as CCNA, MCSA or Network+.

This ATC is for students who have already completed a degree in the computer information technology field and who seek additional training in advanced networking concepts, hardware, operating systems, virtualization and storage. Students should speak with the CIT department chair for more information and to determine eligibility.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
ITSC 1391 Information Storage and Management 3
ITSE 1302 Computer Programming 3

First Semester Credits:


Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ITSC 2325 Advanced Linux 3
ITSE 2333 Impl Database on MS SQL Server 3
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server 4

Second Semester Credits:


Third Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ITNW 1391 ST: Backup Recovery Systems and Architecture 3
ITNW 1392 Cloud Infrastructure and Services 3
ITSC1 2386 Internship - Computer and Information Sciences, General 3

Third Semester Credits:


Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours for Converged Technology Advanced Technical Certificate:


  1. Capstone course