Information Technology Program

The INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Program is part of the SBCSC Career & Technical Education (CTE) Department and aligns with the Indiana Department of Education College & Career Pathways.



The Indiana College & Career Pathways provide an aligned sequence of secondary and postsecondary courses leading to an industry-recognized credential, technical certification, or an associate or baccalaureate degree at an accredited postsecondary institution for careers that are high wage and/or high demand in Indiana.

Careers in this cluster focus on design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.

Indiana DOE Career Cluster:  Information Technology

Indiana DOE Pathway: PC Networking & Support

About the Information Technology program:

  • Two year program of study for Juniors & Seniors from all South Bend high schools
  • Classroom/lab is located at Riley High School
  • Provides students with classroom and hands-on, real-world, laboratory experience in current and emerging technologies
  • Students will develop an understanding of IT professionalism including the importance of ethics, communication skills, and knowledge of the 21st Century "virtual workplace"
  • Knowledge will empower students to enter employment, and/or further their education at college or other post-secondary educational schools
  • Fulfills dual credit and industry certification requirements for Core 40 with Technical Honors diploma (and) Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma
  • Dual credits are available through Vincennes University
  • Internationally recognized industry certifications are available through CompTIA, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Cisco, VMware, Amazon Web Services, and others.
  • Opportunity to compete in SkillsUSA competitions

 CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner

The SBCSC Information Technology Program is a CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner which assists academic institutions in enhancing the learning experience for students preparing for an IT career.

 Pearson Vue Autorized Test Center

The SBCSC Information Technology Program is a Pearson Vue Authorized Test Center providing students on-site certification testing in a familiar classroom environment.