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


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Computer Support Specialist Degree (62 hrs)
core courses
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavior Science course
(3)
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts course
(3)
An additional 3 cr. must be taken from Area I, II, III or IV. Contact program advisor for program-specific courses.
 
Computer Support Specialist
occupational courses
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts
3
CIST 1305 Program Design and Development
3
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CIST 2921 IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage
4
CIST 2127 Comprehensive Wordprocessing Techniques
4
CIST 2128 Comp Spreadsheet Tech
3
CIST 2129 Comp Database Techniques
3
CIS xxxx CIS Elective
4
CIS xxxx CIS Elective
4
Select one of three courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.:
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2442 Cisco Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP
(4)
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals
(4)
 


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Computer Support Specialist Diploma (55 hrs)
core courses
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I
3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics
3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
 
Computer Support Specialist
occupational courses
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts
3
CIST 1305 Program Design and Development
3
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CIST 2921 IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage
4
CIS xxxx CIS Elective
4
CIS xxxx CIS Elective
4
CIS xxxx CIS Elective
4
Select one of three courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.:
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2442 Cisco Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP
(4)
Select one of two courses below for Guided Office Productivity Course for a min. of 4 cr.:
CIST 2128 Comp Spreadsheet Tech
(3)
CIST 2129 Comp Database Techniques
(3)
 


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Microsoft Office Applications Specialist: MF51
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 2126 Comp Presentation & eMail Tech
3
CIST 2127 Comprehensive Wordprocessing Techniques
4
CIST 2128 Comp Spreadsheet Tech
3
CIST 2129 Comp Database Techniques
3
 




*All program information subject to change without notice.

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Program Admission Information

High school diploma or GED Required for admission.

COMPASS SCORES
Min. Scores
Writing
Reading
Pre-Algebra
Algebra
Degree
62
81
N/A
37
Diploma
32
70
26
N/A



Instructors & Faculty

Edwards, Tim
Willard, J D