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You can launch this Information Technology program by adding ~8 Rize courses to your existing catalog, enabling you to market an Information Technology degree to prospective students in as little as one semester. Expand below to read the course descriptions.
Information Technology continues to be one of the most important topics in the modern workforce. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of the field and teach you a range of valuable professional skills, including how to set up operating systems, how to troubleshoot problems, and how to build a computer. By the end of this course, you’ll be prepared to take your next steps in IT and start solving technology problems on your own. This online class has optional live sessions.
Whether a workplace is just a few people connected to a wireless router, or a financial giant, wired directly into the Nasdaq, it likely relies heavily on Network Technologies. This course will teach you how networks work, and how to set up and secure them. By the end of this course, you will be able to manage and maintain a range of different network types. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course, built in collaboration with Google, follows on from Programming for Everyone I. In the first half of the course, you will learn how to leverage your Python skills to treat the internet as a source of data. The second half of the course will teach you the fundamentals of Structured Query Language (SQL) and database design. By the end of the course, you will improve your programming skills and learn how to build a range of applications.
Whether you’re using a Mac or a PC, operating systems are a key part of how humans interface with technology. Therefore, understanding how they work is vital to understanding how computers power our world. This course will teach you the fundamentals of Operating System structure, function, and architecture, and prepare you to administer both Windows and Linux-based systems. This online class has optional live sessions.
Imagine a world where people were trying to steal from every home, workplace, or bank - all the time. That’s the world of digital security. Because it’s cheap to launch attacks on every system you can find, virtually every organization and individual is always under some level of digital attack. This course will teach you how to help defend against this constant assault and keep valuable information and critical systems safe. This online class has optional live sessions.
So far, you’ve learned how to solve problems as they occur, and how to address the various components that make up an organization’s IT ecosystem. This course will put it all together. You’ll learn how to solve systemic problems across all layers of an organization and guide transformational change. By the end of this course, not only will you know how to solve IT problems as they arise, you’ll be able to prevent those problems from happening in the future. This online class has optional live sessions.
To thrive in today’s digital world, you need to understand the system that powers it. This course, built in collaboration with Google, will explore the internet and show you how it works. This class focuses on hands-on learning of important topics like cybersecurity, networking, and programming. By the end, you’ll be able to evaluate your options for a rewarding career in technology. At minimum, you’ll be a much wiser network citizen. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Cloud Computing, Infrastructure and Networking, and will explore how the cloud is used in a range of situations, including IT, App Development and Machine Learning. By the end of the course you will know what the cloud is, and how to use it effectively. This course uses the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and was built in concert with the Google Cloud Learning Services team. This online class has optional live sessions.