Computer Support (AAT)

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This program is designed for students desiring careers as computer support technicians and specialists who provide services and support for a company or organization. Support specialists install, configure and maintain hardware and software as well as diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve computer-related problems. The Computer Support Specialist Associate of Applied Science at Clark College features training in foundational skills based on computer industry certifications. It also features an emphasis on support for a variety of platforms and network settings. Students in the program will gain practical experience in help desk and other service environments.

Students interested in the Computer Support Specialist program should obtain advising before entering the program.

General Education Requirements
Communication Skills
ENGL&101ENGLISH COMPOSITION I5
or PTWR 135 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED TECHNICAL WRITING
Computational Skills3
PTCS 110PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS5
or completed MATH course with 'C' or better where prerequisite requirements are MATH 096 or higher
Human Relations
CTEC 104IT SUPPORT3
COLL 101COLLEGE ESSENTIALS: INTRODUCTION TO CLARK2
or HDEV 200 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Major Area Requirements
BTEC 149COMPUTER APPLICATIONS ESSENTIALS3
CTEC 106INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS5
CTEC 115INTERNET RESEARCH AND LIVING ONLINE2
CTEC 111POWERSHELL FUNDAMENTAS3
CTEC 112PROGRAMMING ESSENTIALS5
or CTEC 121 INTRO TO PROGRAMMING & PROBLEM SOLVING
CTEC 130MICROSOFT WINDOWS OS FUNDAMENTALS3
CTEC 131MICROSOFT NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS3
CTEC 133MICROSOFT SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS5
CTEC 134MICROSOFT DATABASE ADMIN5
CTEC 200HELP DESK TECHNICIAN I3
CTEC 201HELP DESK TECHNICIAN II3
or CTEC 199 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
CTEC 205INTRODUCTION TO MANAGED INFORMATION SYSTEMS5
CTEC 213COMPTIA A+ FUNDAMENTALS4
CTEC 214COMPTIA A+ OPERATING SYSTEMS & NETWORKING4
CTEC 233COMPTIA SECURITY+5
CTEC 235COMPTIA CYBERSECURITY5
NTEC 103IP SUBNETTING3
NTEC 132WINDOWS MTA SERVER ADMINISTRATION FUNDAMENTALS3
NTEC 142CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS3
NTEC 151LINUX ESSENTIALS6
Total94