Computer Support Specialist - AAS

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Matt MAGEE mageem@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8167
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM cunninghamj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP rappc@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
BU120 Job Search/Retention 1

Job-search skills and career development including topics such as completing an application form and resume, developing interviewing techniques, developing job leads, and investigating career opportunities, job requirements and career ladders.

CS111 Visual Basic Programming 3

Programming in Structured and Visual Basic; application of programming fundamentals to problem solving.

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3

Microcomputers and various software applications; hardware and software selection, integration, and implementation; fundamentals of operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and computer problem solving.

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3

Extension of basic knowledge of microcomputers and various software applications and operating systems using advanced features of word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation graphics to properly solve real world problems.
Pre-Reqs: IS104 Microcomputer Applications

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2

Principles of effective web interaction to create and maintain an effective web presence. This includes exploration of the primary design elements of proximity, alignment, repetition, and contract, in addition to the impact of color, images, page layout and typography on an intended audience. Web terminology and structure are explored as are web driven interactions such as blogs and social media.

IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials 3

Preparation for the essentials portion of CompTIA's A+ certification, the vendor neutral industry standard certification for PC hardware technician.

IS149 CompTIA A+ Practical Applications 3

Preparation for the Practical Applications portion of the CompTIA's A+ certification, the vendor neutral industry standard certification for PC technician.
Pre-Reqs: IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials with grade of C or better

IS210 Computer Support Internship I 3

On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the Computer Support Specialist program.
Pre-Reqs: 24 credit hours of IS CS courses, or Departmental Consent

IS212 Networking I 3

Introduction of common networking LAN and WAN schema with emphasis on development of procedures for choosing best network configurations including topology, protocol, hardware, software and media selection; technology concepts introduced with hands-on application.

IS224 Networking II 3

Extensive coverage of common LAN, WAN schema with emphasis on development of Technology Plan for small business networks with procedures for installation, maintenance and support with in-depth, hands-on application.
Pre-Reqs: IS212 Networking I, or IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II

IS225 Website Coding 2

Explore the use of HTML and CSS in basic website design and development, according to best practices, by way of coding with a text-based editor without the assistance of graphical user interfaces. This includes developing skills for troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: IS135 Website Layout & Graphics, or Departmental Consent

IS235 Elements of Linux 3

Installing, configuring, administrating and troubleshooting the Linux operating system in a vendor neutral environment; a hybrid between survey and practicum with attention given to basic commands of the Linux operating system in addition to file, device and directory management; exposure to networking and system services as well as in-depth understanding of the structural organization of the file system.

IS237 Server Operating Systems and Virtualization 3

Comparative study of server-side computer operating systems and virtual machine technologies; attention given to MS-Windows, UNIX/Linux, Novell, and MAC OS/X based operating systems utilized in virtual machine environments while coexisting on the same hardware platform; concepts introduced and explored in a vendor neutral setting with special attention given to industry best practices.
Pre-Reqs: IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials with grade of C or better, or Departmental Consent

IS240 Fundamentals of Network Security 3

Analysis of security risks to a computer network system and implementation of workable security procedures including security policies to protect information assets from potential intrusion, damage and theft.
Pre-Reqs: IS182 and IS183 and IS184 and IS185, or IS212 or IS224 Networking I and II

IS250 Project Management 3

Enhanced business and technical knowledge of project management skills based on best practices in project management with universal project management principles and people skills; experience in leading, managing and directing small to medium scale projects; development of business, interpersonal and technical project management skills required to successfully manage projects and business initiatives with a technology component including project initiation,scope,planning,execution, coordination, productivit y, closure, support, lessons learned as well interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, negotiation, communication, team building, leadership and setting and managing expectations.

Computer Support Specialist Electives 7
Course Title Credits
AR134 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

AR135 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

BU100 Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU105 Introduction to Business 3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

BU151 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1.00

BU152 Marketing Applications for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU153 Financial Management for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU154 Business Management for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU156 Developing the Business Plan 1.00

BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

CS104 Computers in Healthcare 3.00

CS106 Computer Engineering 4.00-4.00

CS121L Programming Language Lab 1.00

CS200 Problem Solving and Programming 4.00

CS203 Discrete Structures 3.00

CS206 Data Structures and Algorithms 3.00

HT263 Working with Health IT Systems 2.00-2.00

HT264 Configuring Electronic Health Records 2.00-2.00

IS113 Desktop Publishing 3.00

IS120 Graphics on Microcomputers 3.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

IS174 Web Tools & Layout 2.00

IS211 Computer Support Internship II 3.00

IS215 Web Development Platform 3.00

IS264 JavaScript 3.00

JP118 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

JP119 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

TR120C Work Ethics 1.00-3.00

General Education Options 12
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

AR110 Drawing I 3.00

BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1.00

BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

BI115 Basic Radiation Biology 2.00

BU108 Business Mathematics 3.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN220 Poetry Writing 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA130 Engineering Graphics I 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA206 Differential Equations 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU132 Symphonic Band I 1.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE178 Yoga I 1.00

PE203 Rhythms III 2.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

PY101 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00

PY102 Weather and Climate 3.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

PY205 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH119 Stage Makeup 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

IS228 Database Structures or IS137 Website Ethics & Security 3
Course Title Credits
IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

IS228 Database Structures 3.00-3.00


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