Computer Support Associate
This program prepares students to work in career fields of computer support, maintenance and repair. Students will receive training in computer hardware, software, and support. Student will learn about computer hardware components, system operating systems, and application software. Jobs in computer maintenance can be found in such career fields as PC Support Technician, Computer Help Desk, and Computer Configuration Specialist. This certificate prepares students for the CompTia A+ and MCTS certification exams.
Admission to the Program: Open
- Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
- Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
- Complete the placement exam.
- Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.
Information and Communication technology Course Completion Requirement
For credit toward degree requirements, all ICT courses must have been completed during the five school years preceding conference of the degree or must have the approval of the Associate Dean of Career, Technical, and Health Education Programs or Program Coordinator.
*NOTE: Computer Support Associate Certificate conferred upon successful completion of the required 15 hours contained in the first semester of this program. A.A.S. Degree conferred upon successful completion of all 70 required hours.
Department of Career, Technical & Health Education
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
For Additional Information Contact:
The Welcome Center
For Graduation Requirements:
See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.
|Fall Semester||Semester Hours|
|BOC.107||Tech Skills for Business Environment||3|
|ICT.110||Computer Software Applications||3|
|ICT.125||Foundations of Information Technology||3|
|ICT.170||Hardware Installation & Maintenance||3|
|ICT.180||Windows Networking & Operating System||3|
|Total Semester Hours||15|
*Completion of this certificate also fulfills the first semester requirements of the Computer Technician Certificate.