2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Computer Information Technology (PC Support Awards)
Degree Plan: Technology Support Certificate


COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Offered at all colleges

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.CIT.TECHSUPPT.16

The Technology Support Certificate serves as an "entry-career ladder" which provides a foundation for all Computer Information Technology programs and awards or other programs in related fields.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications OR (4)
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing AND (3)
+Elective Technical Elective (1)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR 4
ITNW 1458 Network+ (4)
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software OR (4)
IMED 1416 Web Design I (4)
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware OR 4
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software OR (4)
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)
16
Minimum Hours Required 16

NOTE: Students can obtain the Technology Support Certificate as an "entry-career ladder" which provides a foundation for all Computer Information Technology programs and awards or other programs in related fields.

+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.


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