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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Computer Support Specialist

Associate in Business Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0713  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

Computer support specialists install, modify and make minor repairs to computer hardware and software systems and provide technical assistance and training to system users.  They install or assist service personnel in installation of hardware and peripheral components, such as monitors, keyboards, printers, and disk drives on user's premises, following design or installation specifications.  They may also load software packages into the computer; instruct users in use of equipment, software, and manuals; answer clients' inquiries concerning the systems operation; and diagnose system hardware, software, and operator problems.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central Building, Room 137, telephone number 483-1546.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  39 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

CITA 115

Microsoft PowerPoint

3

CITA 119

Microsoft Word

3

CITA 126

Excel

3

CITA 133

Microsoft Access Database

3

CITF 108

Microsoft Windows

2

CITF 110

Intro Computer Info Systems

3

CITF 120

Operating Systems Concepts

3

CITF 200

Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving

3

CITN 220

Networking Concepts

3

CITP 110

Intro Computer Programming

4

CITS 120

Computer Hardware Support

3

CITS 130

Computer Software Support

3

CITW 150

Internet Literacy

3

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  25-32 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

16-20 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area (See Note 1)

3

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)

3-4

 

Mathematics Core Area (See Note 3)

3-4

 

Science Core Area (See Note 4)

4-5

 

Writing Core Area (See Note 5)

3-4

 

CHOICE 2:  Computer Related (See Note 6)

6-8 Credits

CITA 150

Desktop Publishing PageMaker

3

CITA 219

Advanced Microsoft Word

3

CITA 226

Excel ? Advanced

3

CITA 233

Advanced Microsoft Access

2

CITD 250

Database Concepts

3

CITF 260

Systems Analysis and Design

4

CITN 270

Novell Netware Administration

3

CITP 200

Programming Microsoft Access

3

CITS 285

Computer Support Internship

2-3

CITW 160

Developing Pages for the Web

3

 

CHOICE 3:  Accounting

3-4 Credits

ACCG 100

Practical Accounting Non-Major

3

ACCG 210

Principles of Accounting I

4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

64

 

NOTES:

 

1.

SPCH 110 or SPCH 120 is recommended for the Communication Core area.

2.

OADM 275 is recommended for the Global Perspectives and Diversity Core area.

3.

MATH 119 is recommended for the Mathematics Core area.

4.

ISCI 131 is recommended for the Science Core area.

5.

WRIT 121 or WRIT 124 is recommended for the Writing Core area.

6.

Other CIT_ prefix courses may be approved for CHOICE 2 by a Computer Information Technology Program advisor.

7.

For graduation from this program, a student must have earned a minimum 2.0 grade in each course with a CIT_ prefix.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

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CITA 115

CITA 119

CITF 120

CITF 200

CITA 126

CITA 133

CITS 120

CITN 220

CITF 108

CITP 110

CITS 130

CITW 150

CITF 110

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