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Program: Computer Information Technology (PC Support Awards)
Title: Personal Computer Support A.A.S.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered on all campuses

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
POFI 1301 Computer Applications 1 3
ITSC 1370 Google IT Support Professional 3
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1325 Personal Computer Hardware 3
ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems 3
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1305 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 3
ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets 3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
POFI 2350 Databases 3
ITSC 2335 Application Software Problem Solving 3
ITSC 2339 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 3
++Elective SPCH Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++Speech Elective - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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.

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.