Program Description: The Computer Information Systems - Computer Support Specialist associate degree program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as the technical areas of computer support of the desktop work environment, including terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates receive a Computer Information Systems - Computer Support Specialist Associate of Applied Science degree and are qualified for employment as computer support specialists. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.
Employment Opportunities: Today, the majority of service and industrial companies use microcomputers. Microcomputers are becoming more sophisticated and require someone with training to install, support, and maintain them. The demand for people with these skills is expected to grow in the foreseeable future.