Computer Support Specialist, Associate Applied Science CS23

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.

Curriculum Outline

First Semester

SEMN 1000First Semester Seminar

0

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

Second Semester

CIST 1305Program Design and Development

3

CIST 1130Operating Systems Concepts

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

Third Semester

XXXX xxxxGeneral Core Elective

3

CIST 1122Hardware Install&Maintenance

4

CIST 2127Comprehensive Word Processing Techniques

3

CIST 2129Comprehensive Database Tech

4

Fourth Semester

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

or

CIST 2441Network Home & Small Business

4

CIST 1601Information Security Fund

3

XXXX xxxxCIST Elective

4

Fifth Semester

CIST 2921IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage

4

XXXX xxxxCIST Elective

4

XXXX xxxxCIST Elective

4

CIST Elective Options

CIST 1602Security Policies and Procedures

3

CIST 2128Comprehensive Spreadsheet Tech

3

CIST 2411Microsoft Client

4

CIST 2412Microsoft Server Directory

4

CIST 2413Microsoft Server Infra

4

CIST 2414Microsoft Server Administrator

4

CIST 2441Network Home & Small Business

4

CIST 2442Working atSm/MedBusiness orISP

4

CIST 2443Cisco Routing and Switching

4

CIST 2444Design&Support CompNetworks

4

General Core Elective Options

ARTS 1101Art Appreciation

3

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

SOCI 1101Introduction to Sociology

3

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours: 62