Computer Support Specialist, AAS

Degree

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, database management, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as computer support specialist.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie VPC
Thomasville
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will design and configure a new desktop computer.
• Students will install and configure an operating system.

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Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Computer Support Specialist, Associate of Applied Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 65 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Cost
1st Term
Books: $775.20
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,419.20

2nd Term
Books: $547.14
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,166.14

3rd Term
Books: $463.90
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,548.90

4th Term
Books: $750.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,369.00

5th Term
Books: $547.40
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $979.00
Total: $1,850.40

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: General Education Courses

15

Area I: Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Hours) 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 Hours)
One Mathematics Course (3 Hours) 3
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Hours) 3
and one additional course from Area I, II, III or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3

2: Institutional Credit

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses

39

COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance 4
CIST 1305 Program Design and Development 3
CIST 1601 Information Security Fund 3
CIST 2921 IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage 4
CIST DB ELEC-DB CIST DB 4
CIST-PROD Elective-PROD CIST PROD 3
CIST Elective ELEC-CIST 4
CIST-OS Elective ELEC-OS 3
and one of the following (4 Hours) 4
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament 4
CIST 2451 Introduction to Networks-CISCO 4

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