Computer Support Specialist
Program Description: 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, database management, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as computer support specialist.
Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters
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Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Program Final Exit Point: Computer Support Specialist, Diploma.
Credits Required for Graduation: 55 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation
Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree program.
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|1. Basic Skills Courses (8 hours)|
|ENGL||1010||Fundamentals of English I||3|
|EMPL||1000||Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development||2|
|MATH||1012||Foundations of Mathematics||3|
|2. Occupational Courses (47 hours)|
|COMP||1000||Introduction to Computers||3|
|CIST||1122||Hardware Installation and Maintenance||4|
|CIST||1305||Program Design and Development||3|
|CIST||1601||Information Security Fundamentals||3|
|CIST||2921||IT Analysis, Design, and Project Management||4|
|XXXX||xxxx||CIST Database Elective||4|
|XXXX||xxxx||Guided Office Productivity Course||3|
|XXXX||xxxx||CIST Operating System Course||3|
|and one of the following (4 hours)|
|CIST||1401||Computer Networking Fundamentals||4|
|CIST||2441||Networking for Home and Small Businesses||4|
|CIST||2451||Introduction to Networks - CISCO||4|