2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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



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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Offered at all DCCCD 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.12

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 1401 for those who demonstrate current computer literacy.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications OR (4)
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computing (4)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITSW 1401 Introduction to Word Processing OR 4
ITSC 2421 Integrated Software Applications II OR (4)
POFI 2440 Advanced Word Processing (4)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER II

ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Managment Software (4)
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems AND 4
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware OR 4
CPMT 1405 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software OR (4)
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software (4)
ITSW 1404 Introduction to Spreadsheets OR 4
ITSW 2434 Advanced Spreadsheets (4)
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics OR 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR (3)
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
15-20

SEMESTER III

ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database OR 4
ITSW 2437 Advanced Database (4)
IMED 1416 Web Design I 4
Elective Any CPMT, GAME, IMED, INEW, ITCC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW, or ITSY course 3-4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
17-18

SEMESTER IV

ITSW 1410 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software OR 4
ITSC 1409 Integrated Software Applications I (4)
ITSC 2439 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 4
ITSC 1X8X Cooperative Education OR 3-4
Elective Any CPMT, GAME, IMED, INEW, ITCC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW, or ITSY course (3-4)
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
14-15
Minimum Hours Required 61-68

+Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD AAS Core Options for Social/Behavorial Science.

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD 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.


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