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Computer Support Specialist AS Degree

The Computer Support Specialist Associate of Science degree and/or certificate curriculum will prepare students for entry-level positions and professional advancement in fields such as network and/or security support, help-desk support, and software and/or hardware support specialists. These jobs require excellent customer service, communication and computer skills and can be found in a variety of organizations in either public or private sectors. In order to earn an AS degree, students must complete all graduation requirements.

Computer Support Specialist
AS Degree or Advanced Certificate of Achievement
Required Courses
Units
COMSC 010
Introduction to Computer Networking
2
COMSC 012
Introduction to Network Security
2
COMSC 037
Help Desk - Customer Technical Support
3
COMSC 040
Introduction to Computers
4
COMSC 056 Programming Logic and Design
3
COMSC 060 Information Technologies
4
COMSC 061 Advanced Microcomputer Applications
3
COMSC 080 A Survey of Operating Systems
3
COMSC 090 PC Repair - Hardware (A+ Certification)
3
COMSC 091 PC Repair - Software (A+ Certification)
3
COMSC 123 Computer Ethics
3
Total units for the major:
33

Students obtaining an AS degree will need to complete the IGETC requirements or LMC's associate degree requirements to reach 60+ units based on the courses the student needs to complete.

 

Computer Support Specialist
Basic Certificate of Achievement
 
Required Courses
Units
COMSC 010
Introduction to Computer Networking
2
COMSC 037
Help Desk - Customer Technical Support
3
COMSC 040
Introduction to Computers
4
COMSC 090 PC Repair - Hardware (A+ Certification)
3
COMSC 091 PC Repair - Software (A+ Certification)
3
COMSC 092 A+ Certification Exam Prep
1.5
Total units for the major:
16.5

Students obtaining an Basic or Advanced certificate of achievement will need to complete LMC's English and Math competency requirements by either completing the following courses, or assessing above the level of these courses:

MATH 009 Arithmetic Skills with Applications
4
ENGL 090 Integrated Reading, Writing and Critical Thinking
5

 

 

Graduation Checklist for Computer Support Specialist AS degree

Students interested in obtaining a Computer Support Specialist degree or certificate should use the following checklist to help keep track of their degree requirements.

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