CSS 290   Computer Support Specialist Internship* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : Department approval.

Students will work in an approved training situation under instructional supervision. The internship is designed to give the student the opportunity to use the knowledge and skills acquired in the Computer Support Specialist program. An average of 40-60 onsite hours will be required along with class assignments for a total of 90 hrs./semester.

Computer Support Specialist, AAS


The Computer Support Specialist 63 credit hour Associate of Applied Science degree prepares individuals to provide technical assistance, support, and advice to computer users to troubleshoot software, hardware, and networking problems. This two-year degree includes instruction in computer concepts, information systems, networking, security, operating systems, the Internet, software applications, help desk concepts, effective written and verbal communication skills, team management, project management, customer service, and problem-solving skills. Courses are completed in state-of-the-art computer labs at Johnson County Community College. Students are prepared to enter the workforce as Computer User Support Specialists, Help Desk Technicians, Technical Support Specialists, or IT Support Representatives.