This program prepares students for jobs in the field of PC support specialist, help desk specialist, microcomputer specialist, software specialist, and information systems, specialist. Students who can demonstrate proficiency in CGS 1500, OST 1831, and OST 1832 can substitute an approved three-credit hour selected elective course.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I First Semester

  • CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
  • Natural Science or Social Science General Education - 3 cr.
  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair - 3 cr.
  • CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1555 Introduction to the Internet - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1577 Presentations Systems - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1102 English Composition II or Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • COP 1000 Programming Logic - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR II First Semester

  • CGS 1761 Computer Operating Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2108 Advanced Computer Applications - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2301 Management Information Systems - 3 cr.
  • CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.
  • COP 1332 Visual BASIC, Beginning - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CGS 2541 Database Design - 3 cr.
  • *CIS 2321 Systems Analysis - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2939 Computer Information Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.

Electives offered during this term. - 3 cr. Select at least 3 credit hours from the following:

  • CET 1556C Structured Cabling - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1160 Desktop Information Management - 1 cr.
  • CGS 1510 Spreadsheet Applications I - 1 cr.
  • CGS 1871 Multimedia Authoring I - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2511 Spreadsheet Applications II - 1 cr.
  • CGS 2512 Spreadsheet Applications III - 1 cr.
  • CGS 2585 Desktop Internet Publishing - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2804 Vector Graphic Application - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2821 Graphics Design for Multimedia/ Internet - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2827 Advanced Graphics Design for Multimedia/Internet - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2874 Multimedia Authoring II - 3 cr.
  • CNT 2941 Networking Services Internship - 3 cr.
  • COP 1821 Visual Basic, Advanced - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1106 Introduction to UNIX - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1306 Microsoft Windows Server Configuring Network Infrastructure - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1328 Microsoft Windows Server - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2301 Unix/Linux Administration I - 3 cr.
  • OST 1142 Keyboarding I - 1 cr.
  • OST 1335 Business Communications - 3 cr.
  • OST 1741 Word Processing I - 1 cr.
  • OST 1831 Introduction to Windows I - 1 cr.
  • OST 1832 Introduction to Windows II - 1 cr.
  • OST 2742 Word Processing II - 1 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with the prerequisite.

Program taught in:
  • English

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