Computer technology

LC offers open house for computer technology majors

The Computer Technology Department at Laredo College will host an Open House on September 9 for anyone interested in starting a career involving technology and learning more about the various programs available to the community.

The open house will be held at the DD Hachar building on the Fort McIntosh campus from 10 a.m. to noon. Admission is free and open to the public.

Faculty Q&A, speaker presentations, and facility tours will take place during the event, as it will be presented interactively, as well as alumni will be on hand to share their experiences in the program and various career opportunities available if they pursue this career path.

Laredo College said it offers three different programs that will prepare graduates for the workforce with marketable skills and in-demand certifications.

The Associate in Applied Science in Networking Technologies includes specializations in Cisco Red Hat Linux Administration and Cloud Computing. The program uses the Cisco, Red Hat Linux, Microsoft, and AWS Academy curriculum that aligns with industry certification. It also prepares students for industry certification in CCNA, CompTIA Network+, AWS Cloud Practitioner, and AWS Solutions Architect-Associate. Certification objectives are aligned with industry skill requirements and are globally recognized

Graduates of the various programs can pursue careers as network administrators, software developers, computer designers and more. Additionally, the programs offer academic transfer pathways through articulation agreements with Texas A&M University in San Antonio and Western Governors University, according to Laredo College.

For more program information, contact the Computer Technology Department by emailing [email protected] or calling 956-721-5317 or 956-721-5423

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