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ICS 251 IT Work Skills

This course prepares students for effective employment in the IT workplace. Through readings, activities, case studies, and assignments, the student will develop competency with interpersonal skills, teamwork, professionalism, adaptability, flexibility, communication, planning, organizing, entrepreneurial thinking, problem solving and decision-making.


Special information

Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.First day attendance is mandatory.
2 Undergraduate credits

Effective January 12, 2015 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Conduct themselves ethically and with integrity and professionalism in an IT role
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills
  • Appraise, generate, and show teamwork and collaboration skills, as for example in Agile design meetings
  • Illustrate communication skills (writing, listening, speaking, presenting)
  • Measure, modify, and apply planning and organizing skills
  • Use critical and analytical thinking about IT issues
  • Combine adaptability and flexibility in addressing IT application planning and development

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 IT Work Skills Witt, Sahar Books Course details