2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (PC Support Awards)
Title: A+ Skills Achievement Award


(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses
  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.A+

This sequence is for students interested in A+ Certification. Completers will learn how a PC works and will also be able to write specifications for PCs, perform routine maintenance and be able to troubleshoot and repair simple problems. It also covers all topics in the industry standard CompTIA A+ certification for computer professionals and will help prepare students for the A+ certification examination.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1325 Personal Computer Hardware 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1305 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 3
Semester Total 3
Minimum Hours Required 6

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.