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Prairie State College    
  Nov 24, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

IT - Computer Support Associate Certificate

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This program prepares students to work in career fields of computer support, maintenance, and repair. Students will receive training in computer hardware, software, and first-level troubleshooting support. Students will learn about computer hardware components and system operating systems. Jobs can be found in career fields such as PC Support Technician and Computer Help Desk. This program also prepares students for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals and A+ industry certifications.

Program Requirements (8)

Program Total: 8 credit hours

Due to the rapid change of technology in IT fields, there is a five year time limit on applying courses with IT, ITAPP, ITNET, ITPRG, and ITWEB prefixes to this program. Information Technology will accept returning student courses that are 5-7 years old if the student received a grade of “A” or “B” for the course. If the student did not receive a grade of “A” or “B” for the course and the course is older than 5 years, the course will not be accepted for compeltion of any degree or program. Courses beyond 7 years, with any grade, will not be accepted for this program.

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