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LSC-North Harris Computer Information Technology Department

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The CIT department offers educational programs designed to provide students with current technological skills needed for the workforce. Working closely with local business and community leaders, several certificates and degrees have been developed for many workforce needs, including advancing career or college transfer goals. The program is suitable for:

  • First time computer user
  • High school graduates with some computer training
  • Professionals seeking cross-training or skills updating

In reviewing student placement, consideration is also given for significant work experience. Some of the job market titles addressed by these certificates are:

  • PC Desktop Support Technician
  • Network Technician
  • Integrated Technology Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer/Designer
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Programmer (Visual BASIC, C++, RPG, COBOL, ACCESS database, JAVA)
  • AS/400 System Operator/Programmers
  • Microcomputer Specialist
  • E-Commerce Application Specialist
  • Internet Developer
  • Database Administration

The general education core courses, COSC classes, and some technical courses transfer to a variety of universities. Technical AAS degrees transfer in total to some universities. Contact a counselor or advisor at any college for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

A variety of financial assistance packages are available. Students may get more information at FAFSA website at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. or contact the financial aid office at the Lone Star College System college of your choice.

Faculty & Staff

Eric T Sims


Kiwana Francis


Brian Crawford

Lead Instructor
Office: DTEC 201D

Michael Callahan

Fax: 281.765.7943

Melanie Dozier

Manager-Divisions Operations
Office: FA-204E

Shirley Spencer

Advisor I



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