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Computer Support Specialist Certificate of Specialization

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Computer Support Specialists are an integral part of any business in today's technology-driven world. Support specialists troubleshoot, install software, upgrade and provide users front line support. This certificate offers the basic skills to gain employment in this area. IT Essentials I and II provide preparatory coursework to receive the industry-recognized A+ certification.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 CIT105  ^Programming I 3  
 CIT106  IT Essentials I 3  
 CIT135  ^Object Oriented Programming I 3  
 CIT145  Web Design I 3  
 CIT150  Linux Administration I 3  
 CIT152  Introduction to Networks 3  
  Total Hours for Certificate of Specialization 18  


*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate of specialization in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).