The Computer Support Specialist A+ 16-credit hour certificate is an industry-respected starting point for individuals to pursue a career in Information Systems. The certificate provides valuable technical and communication skills required across the Information Systems industry. Students develop essential skills in hardware, software, networking, written communication, verbal communication and problem solving. Upon completion of the certificate, students are prepared to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam, enter the workforce in an entry-level computer support position or continue their studies.

(Major Code 6610; State CIP Code 11.1006)

Computer Support Program web page

Required Courses

CPCA 105Introduction to Personal Computers: Windows1
CPCA 120Computer User Support Skills*3
CPCA 128PC Applications: MS Office3
or CPCA 108
CPCA 110
CPCA 123
Word Processing I: MS Word*
and Spreadsheets I: MS Excel
and E-Presentation: MS PowerPoint
ELEC 186CompTIA A+ Essentials3
IT 120CompTIA A+ Practical Applications3
IT 141Introduction to Networks3
Total Hours16
Total Program Hours: 16