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CIT - Information Systems Support
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Director: Cheryl Simpson
Program Faculty: Steven Robinett
NOTE: This program is currently under review and will not be accepting new students.
Upon completion of the Information Systems Support Degree, students will be able to maintain personal computers, repair and troubleshoot common hardware problems, and use and assist end-users in using common software applications.
Graduates are prepared to:
- Create, manage, and modify databases as preparation for the examination to attain the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist – Access.
- Create, manage, and modify electronic spreadsheets as preparation for the examination to attain the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist – Excel.
- Create, manage, and modify word processing documents as preparation for the examination to attain the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist – Word.
- Create, modify, and troubleshoot computer programs to develop computer programming skills.
- Create effective web pages that include links, graphics, sound, tables, forms, and style sheets using common editors incorporating CSS and HTML5.
- Implement, administer, and troubleshoot operating systems that incorporate Microsoft Windows (desktop and server) and Linux.
- Design and implement small networks in a virtual environment to prepare for industry certification. Preparation for CompTIA Network+.
- Troubleshoot and repair microcomputers as preparation for the examination to attain the CompTIA A+ certification.
- Design and manage networks to incorporate industry security policies and standards in preparation for CompTIA Security+ certification.
- Develop proficiency in assisting end users with troubleshooting.
Estimated Resident Program Cost*
|Tuition and Fees||$7,604|
Fall 2022 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums may be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.
Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.
|CSCI 100||Introduction to Programming *,+||3|
|CSCI 105||Computer Fluency +||3|
|ITS 164||Networking Fundamentals +||3|
|M 105||Contemporary Mathematics **,+||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|WRIT 101||College Writing I **,+||3|
|WRIT 121||Intro to Technical Writing **,+||3|
|COMX 115||Introduction to Interpersonal Communication +||3|
|ITS 210||Network Operating System - Desktop *,+||3|
|ITS 212||Network Operating System—Server Admin *,+||3|
|ITS 218||Network Security *,+||3|
|ITS 280||Computer Repair and Maintenance *,+||4|
|BGEN 105||Introduction to Business +||3|
|CSCI 181||Web Design and Programming +||4|
|ITS 215||Network Operating Systems -Directory /Infrastructure *,+||4|
|Technical Electives ***||6|
|BGEN 220||Business Ethics and Social Responsibility +||3|
|CAPP 156||MS Excel *,+||3|
|ITS 224||Introduction To Linux *,+||4|
|Select one of the following:|
|ITS 298||Internship *,+||3|
|ITS 299||Capstone *,+||3|
Indicates prerequisites needed.
Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.
Technical electives must be approved by program director.
A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.