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Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Computer Support Specialist CS23

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Computer Information Systems

Associate of Applied Science

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.

Program Approval

The CIS program is a Certified CISCO Network Academy.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

62

79

N/A

37

 

Program Courses

Credits

General Education Core (Required minimum: 15 Semester Credit Hours)

 

Area I - Language Arts/Communications

3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics

3

Area IV - Humanities and Fine Arts

3

Specific General Education Core Electives

3

One course from Area I, II, III, or IV

 

For a complete listing of General Education courses and electives select the following link: General Education Courses.

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

CIST 1001 - Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1130 - Operating Systems Concepts

3

CIST 1122 - Hardware Installation and Maintenance

4

CIST 1601 - Information Security Fundamentals

3

CIST 1305 - Program Design and Development

3

CIST 2921 - IT Analysis, Design, and Project Management

4

CIST Elective

12

Introductory Networking -Class Choose one of the Following:

 

CIST 1401 - Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

CIST 2451 - Cisco Network Fundamentals

4

CIST Database Elective Course - Choose one of the Following:

 

CIST 1220 - Structured Query Language

4

CIST 2129 - Comprehensive Database Techniques (if not used as Productivity course)

4

CIST Guided Office Productivity Application Course - Choose one of the following:

 

CIST 2120 - Supporting Application Software

4

CIST 2126 - Comprehensive Presentations & eMail Techniques

3

CIST 2127 - Comprehensive Word Processing Techniques

3

CIST 2128 - Comprehensive Spreadsheet Techniques

3

CIST 2129 - Comprehensive Database Techniques (if not used as Database course)

4

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

62

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