This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems and the role of information processing in today's business environment. An overview is presented of information systems, systems development, operating systems and programming, database management, networking and telecommunications, and the Internet.
Desktop Support Certificate (Undergraduate)
You're a one-person "help desk." Family and friends often ask you for advice on their computer issues. Now you can turn your natural talent into formal training—and career opportunities—with our Desktop Support Certificate. You'll learn how to provide customer support for both hardware and software issues through coursework based on the CompTIA A+™ body of knowledge.
The Desktop Support Certificate offers coursework in the technologies and methods necessary to provide technical support to information technology and computer system users. Students will learn the customer support aspects of personal computer desktop software applications, computer hardware and software according to the A+ body of knowledge, including diagnosis and solutions.
Desktop Support Certificate
Desktop Support Certificate (Undergraduate) requires a minimum of 18 credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
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Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:
In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Information Systems & Technology graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program. Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) for the Desktop Support Certificate (undergraduate) program.