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Computer Information Technology

Computer Information Technology


Prepare for your career in computer information technology 

Computer Information Technology (CITC) at Southwest can prepare you for a career in business information technology (IT). CITC covers a wide range of topics including network communications, system administration and object-oriented systems development.

Earn an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree as you learn skills to advance your career and enrich your personal life. Choose from Cyber Defense, Networking, Programming or Systems Administration Management.

Students will learn concepts and skills that apply to industry certifications such as:

  • CompTIA A+,
  • Linux+,
  • Network+,
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in Server, Desktop, Applications and Developer.

Students interested in pursuing careers in Information Technology can get relevant experience through our IT Apprenticeship Program, a partnership with the Greater Memphis IT Council and the University of Memphis.  Learn more about the apprenticeship program here

A.A.S. Degree Academic Maps

Cyber Defense A.A.S.

Networking A.A.S.

Programming A.A.S.

System Administration Management A.A.S.

Program and Course Information

To find out more about courses offered at Southwest, you can use our Interactive Course Schedule to see when and where a class is being offered.

This program is part of the Technologies Department.


Contact Us

  • Dr. Melanie L. Jones, CITC Program Coordinator
  • 901-333-4516
  • Bernice Neal, Secretary
  • 901-333-4150
  • 901-333-4496
  • Macon Cove Campus Fulton Building, Room 310
Blue Campus

We're ready for you. Are you ready to take the next step and reimagine your future at Southwest?