Computer Support Specialist

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The 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, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as computer support specialist.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1305 Program Design and Development 3
CIST xxxx Operating Systems Course 3
CIST xxxx Database Elective Course 4
CIST xxxx Guided Office Productivity Application Course 3
CIST xxxx CIS Elective 12
Select one Networking course:
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundamentals 4
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals 4
AND
CIST 1122 Hardware Install & Maintenance 4
CIST 1601 Information Security Fundamentals 3
CIST 2921 IT Analysis Design & Proj Manage 4
*55 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation