Computer Applications Support Specialist AS

Meet the needs of today's workplace

The Associate of Science degree and certificate curriculum in Computer Applications Support Specialist will prepare students for entry-level positions and professional advancement in public, private, and governmental agencies. 

Career paths include network support specialists, desktop support specialists, 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 - both large and small - in the private or public sectors.

In order to earn an AS degree, students must complete all graduation requirements.

Computer Applications Support Specialist
AS Degree or Advanced Certificate of Achievement
 
Required Courses
Units
COMSC 010
Introduction to Computer Networking
3
COMSC 011 Introduction to Network Operating Systems
3
COMSC 012
Introduction to Network Security
3
COMSC 030
Web Site Development Part I
1.5
COMSC 031
Web Site Development Part II
1.5
COMSC 037
Help Desk - Customer Technical Support
3
COMSC 040
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
4
COMSC 060 Information Technologies
4
COMSC 061 Advanced Microcomputer Applications
3
COMSC 091 Information & Communication Technology Essentials
4
 
Units (Subtotal):
30
     

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.

Checklist for AS Degree/Advanced Certificate of Achievement

Computer Applications Support Specialist
Basic Certificate of Achievement
 
Required Courses
Units
COMSC 010
Introduction to Computer Networking
3
COMSC 037 Help Desk - Customer Technical Support 3
COMSC 040
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
4
COMSC 091 Information & Communication Technology Essentials
4
Total units for the major:
14 

Students obtaining an Basic or Advanced certificate of achievement may 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

Checklist for BASIC Certificate of Achievement