2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (PC Support Awards)
Title: Information Technology Support Specialist 1 Occupational Skills Award
(Occupational Skills Award)
- 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: OSA.CIT.IT.SUP.I
This award is designed to provide training for those individuals interested in developing their knowledge and skills as application software professionals, with an emphasis in preparation for Microsoft Office certification examinations.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.
Select any three of the following courses:
|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|ITSW 1401||Introduction to Word Processing||4|
|ITSW 1404||Introduction to Spreadsheets||4|
|ITSW 1407||Introduction to Database||4|
|ITSC 1409||Integrated Software Applications 1||4|
|ITSW 1410||Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software||4|
|Minimum Hours Required||12|
The Information Technology Support Specialist I Marketable Skills Achievement Award will help to prepare students at an introductory level for Microsoft Office certification exams.
Students who previously passed specific Microsoft Office certification exams will be eligible to receive credit for equivilent ITSW and ITSC courses.