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Computer Support Specialist Option

Associate in Science

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
CIT-113 Information Technology Problem Solving
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-113 satisfies the Learning Community Requirement

Prerequisites for CIT-110 and CIT-113: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

 

CIT-133 Introduction to Microsoft Office
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-162 Cisco Networking I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work Menu

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu

OIM-100 PC Keyboarding Techniques
1

Students can also complete the Challenge Exam for OIM 100. For more information contact the Prior Learning Assessment coordinator, pla@bhcc.mass.edu.

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-118 Principles of Internet & Information Security
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or ENG-095 or placement

CIT-233 Advanced MS Office
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one MAT course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

CIT-216 Visual Basic
3

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-182 PC Hardware and Software
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

CIT-299C Computer Technology Internship
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Chair approval

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

ACC-101 Principles of Accounting I
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-250 Collaboration, Communication and Integration in MS Office Applications
3

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or Chair approval

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

 

CIT-230 Help Desk Techniques
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-110 or Chair approval

COM-171 Oral Communication
3
CIT-268 Windows Operating Systems
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

 

 

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 25, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Take the Comp TIA A+ Certification Examination.
  • Understand help desk, Internet support, hardware and other entry level IT support professions.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this option may qualify for entry-level support positions in hardware support, trouble-shooting, help desk, Microsoft applications and other Internet support positions.