Public Safety & Technology


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The Computer Programming program consists of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing and writing computer software. Those interested in computer programming should be highly motivated individuals who are interested in becoming an Information Technology professional. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of English/humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences/mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of SQL, XHTML, systems analysis and design, database management, networking concepts, and the programming languages PHP, Visual BASIC, Java, C++, and JavaScript.
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The Computer Information Systems Computer Support Specialist program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as computer support specialist.
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The Criminal Justice Technology diploma and associate degree programs are a sequence of courses that prepares students for Criminal Justice professions.Learning opportunities develop academic,occupational,and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.The program emphasizes a combination of Criminal Justice theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Criminal Justice Technology diploma or associate degree. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the corrections, security, investigative, and police administration fields.Completion of the Criminal Justice diploma and associate degree do not ensure certification of officer status in Georgia.Students must seek such certification from the Peace Officer Standards andTraining (P.O.S.T.) Council.
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Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also, these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private business.
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The Computer Information Systems’ Cybersecurity program is a sequence of coursesdesigned to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Program graduates are qualified for employment as information security specialists.
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The Computer Information Systems’ Cybersecurity program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking, Program graduates are qualified for employment as Information Security Specialists.
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The Fire Science Associates Degree and Diploma programs are a sequence of courses designed to prepare fire service personnel at all levels to become better officers and leaders.The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain and upgrade present knowledge and skills. Completion of the program of study leads to an Associates of Applied Science or Diploma in Fire Science.
Fire Science Technology Offered Online
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The Convergent Telecommunications Technology program prepares students to work in the next generation of converged telecommunications services. Graduates will be proficient in voice and network technologies including VoIP and packetized switching, and will be able to install and maintain the current legacy systems.