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Computer Support Tech - A+

Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 30

First Semester - 15 SCH

ITSC 1305 - Introduction to PC Operating Systems
ITSC 1325 - Personal Computer Hardware
ITNW 1325 - Fundamentals of Networking Technologies
ITNW 2313 - Networking Hardware
ITSC 2339 - Personal Computer Help Desk Support

Second Semester - 15 SCH

ITNW 1351 - Fundamentals of Wireless LANs
ITNW 1354 - Implementing and Supporting Servers
ITNW 2305 - Network Administration
ITSC 1364 – Practicum - Computer and Information Sciences, General
ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

Marketable Skills

  • Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Proficiency

Program Outcomes

  • Ability to evaluate resources and make relevant recommendation for purchase or upgrade of a system
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedures and troubleshooting techniques for networks and personal computer components.

Expected Salary

Texas wage data: workers on average earn $47,460; 10% of workers earn $29,020 or less; 10% of workers earn $77,490 or more.

Career Opportunities

Help desk/technical support specialist; Personal computer technician; Information technology support specialist; Computer support specialist.

High School Endorsements

Business and Industry

Additional Educational Opportunities

Students may continue their education through an AAS degree.