(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
Offered at all colleges.
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.PC.SUPP.14
This associate degree program trains the student to troubleshoot software and hardware problems, implementing corrections where possible; to evaluate new software and hardware; to install hardware and software, including equipment assembly and diagnostics; and to assist in the development and presentation of training courses for users. The graduate will be qualified to provide support for personal computer users in a corporate environment.
Course(s) may be substituted for ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1301 for those who demonstrate current computer literacy.
|ITSC 1401||Introduction to Computers OR||4|
|BCIS 1405||Business Computer Applications OR||(4)|
|COSC 1301||Introduction to Computing AND||(3)|
|ITNW 1425||Fundamentals of Networking Technologies||4|
|ITSW 1401||Introduction to Word Processing||4|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|ITSC 1405||Introduction to PC Operating Systems||4|
|ITSC 1425||Personal Computer Hardware||4|
|ITSY 1400||Fundamentals of Information Security||4|
|ITSW 1404||Introduction to Spreadsheets||4|
|IMED 1416||Web Design I||4|
|ITSW 1407||Introduction to Database||4|
|ITSC 2439||Personal Computer Help Desk Support||4|
|Elective||Any CPMT, IMED, INEW, ITCC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW, or ITSY course||4|
|Minimum Hours Required||60|
+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
++SPCH Elective - must be selected from the following:
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication||3|
|SPCH 1315||Public Speaking||3|
|SPCH 1321||Business and Professional Communication||3|
+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavorial Science.
++++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
+++++Technical Elective - must be selected from the following:
|ITCC 1191||Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager||1|
|ITSC 1191||Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General||1|
|ITSE 1191||Special Topics in Computer Programming||1|
|ITNW 1192||Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||1|
|ITSY 1191||Special Topics in Information Technology/Security||1|
|ITSC 1171||Introduction to Computers||1|
|IMED 1191||Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design||1|
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.