PC Specialist Diploma (32 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the PC Specialist diploma will be able to enter the job market as entry level help desk workers in the Information Technology field. PC Specialists will provide end users with basic hardware, operating system software and networking support, as well as application program use and troubleshooting.

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Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
MSNA1205 Introduction to Help Desk 3 Credits
MSNA1214 Windows Desktop Operating System 3 Credits
MSNA1230 Introduction to Networks I 2 Credits
MSNA1235 Introduction to Virtualization 2 Credits
MSNA1246 Software Support 3 Credits
MSNA2245 IT Security Fundamentals 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
BUSM1290 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 Credits
MSNA1213 Microsoft Server I 3 Credits
MSNA1241 Hardware Support 2 Credits
MSNA1255 Introduction to Networks II 2 Credits
Technical Electives *Choose 3 credits*
CMSC1203 Structured Programming Logic 3 Credits
CMSC1212 Web Markup Language 3 Credits
CMSC1216 Database Modeling I 3 Credits
General Education
CRTK1300 Introduction to Critical Thinking 3 Credits
DVRS1310 Human Relations for a Diverse Workplace 3 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $1250

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.