Our modern facility offers several computer classrooms, one hardware classroom, and one network classroom.
Practical development is stressed in Information Technology classes as students are presented with strategies for applying their studies to present and future needs of technology-related careers.
The faculty is committed to delivering excellent instruction, and the college is dedicated to providing students with the tools to succeed.
Computer Science , AA-DTA
Our Associate in Computer Science DTA/MRP is a Direct Transfer Agreement/MRP agreement between the community and technical college system and Washington state universities. YVC offers this degree for students choosing to earn a pre-computer science degree in preparation for transfer. Graduates with a 2.0 or better will be able to transfer with junior status with all or most prerequisites for the computer science major completed.
IT General Degree, AAS
This degree provides students with an option to customize a degree reflective of their interests and occupational needs. Students will complete the IT core requirements plus select additional credits with close consultation of an IT Program Advisor to create a degree with a strong IT core combined with course numbered at least 100-level from the departments listed below for a total of at least 90 credits which may also include up to 10 credits from the Arts & Science division.
- Information Technology
Network Administrator, AAS
This degree enables students to install, administer, configure, and troubleshoot networks. This curriculum helps prepare students for industry recognized Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft certifications.
Support Specialist, AAS
The IT Support Specialist degree includes curriculum that helps prepare students for CompTIA and Microsoft certifications and provides opportunities for developing an IT knowledge base necessary for those in the Support Specialist degree. The curriculum includes hardware and software installations, end-user support, and troubleshooting skills.
The Access Certificate curriculum includes key office software applications and an opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Access. The program provides complementary skills utilized by employees in various office positions within a company.
Cisco Networking Certificate
This certificate prepares students to work with Cisco networking equipment. The course material maps to Cisco certification requirements. Students are also trained in designing, configuring, and implementing network equipment within a small/medium-sized business enterprise network.
This certificate provides students with an understanding of Microsoft Excel and the skills necessary to work with spreadsheets in a production environment. The program provides complementary skills utilized by employees in various office positions within a company.
IT General Certificate
Completion of this certificate will enable students to seek employment and/or continue with an information technology degree.
Managing and Maintaining
This certificate prepares students with the skills necessary to preform basic hardware maintenance, troubleshooting, and installation on a PC.
Office Suite Certificate
The Office Suite Certificate curriculum includes key office software applications and an opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. The program provides complementary skills utilized by employees in various office positions within a company.
Bachelor of Applied Science Degree
IT Networking – System Administration, BAS
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology Networking – System Administration (BASIT) degree is designed for prospective students who have earned an Associate degree and need a pathway to a bachelor’s degree. This pathway combines lower-division technical and transfer courses with upper-division credits in Information Technology, resulting in an application-oriented, four-year degree. Full-time students are generally able to complete the degree in as few as two years. Upon admission, students may start the program the following quarter.
This degree will broaden and deepen students’ foundational knowledge, adding general education, theory, advanced technical and professional skills, and integrative collaborating learning.