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2018 - 2019 Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science and Information Technology - IT Support - AAS

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Program Code: AAS.17136

The IT Support program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in various areas within the information technology field. Students will configure, monitor, secure, and administer network resources; as well as demonstrate technical skills and ability in analyzing, assessing, diagnosing, and troubleshooting hardware, software, network, and other desktop issues. Also, the IT Support program helps prepare learners to test for the CompTIA A+ certification as well as the TestOut PC Pro certification exams. These certifications make students more marketable to employers as certification validates foundation-level knowledge and skills necessary for a career in IT support. Potential occupations include: Computer Support Specialist, IT Support Specialist, Help Desk Specialist, IT Consultant, Field Technician, Tech Support Technician, Field Supervisor, Systems Hardware Analyst and Network Support Specialist. Additionally, students may apply this program, as a step toward a bachelor's degree

Fall First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 14

Winter First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 13

Spring First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 6

Fall Second Year:

Total Semester Credits: 17

Winter Second Year:

Total Semester Credits: 13

Total Credits: 63


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all CST courses.
  2. ALL CST Network/Programming Electives are Key courses and must be completed within 5 years of completing degree. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See Graduation Requirements .
  3. Proficiency in keyboarding is expected in all CST classes. OAT 170  is available for those students who need to build keyboarding skills.

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