Computer technology is the discipline that studies the foundations of modern computer systems in terms of hardware, software, networks and communications and the relationships between each other. University degrees in computer technology usually cover both computer science and information technology.
Typical courses include: website administration, data processing, networking, operating systems, computer network installation and maintenance, modern computer systems, computer science and mathematics. Often, degrees in computer technology prepare the students for specific certifications through private companies such as Microsoft and Cisco. Because of the increasing dependence of organizations on computers and networks, the demand for skills in computer technology is very high.