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CIT - Microcomputer Support

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Director: Steven Robinett

Upon completion of the Microcomputer 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 using Java to develop computer programming skills.
  • Create effective web pages that include links, graphics, sound, tables, forms, and style sheets using common editors.
  • Implement, administer, and troubleshoot computer systems that incorporate Microsoft Windows 7 as preparation for the examination to attain the Windows 7 Configuration Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist 70-620.
  • Install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized router and switched networks as preparation for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification.
  • Troubleshoot and repair microcomputers as preparation for the examination to attain the CompTIA A+ certification.
  • Train and support microcomputer end-users to include developing and delivering training modules and developing strategies for providing on-going technical support.

Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Tuition and Fees $6,835
Application Fee $30
Lab Fees $175
Books/Supplies $1,751
Total $8,792


Fall 2019 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will 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.

First Year
CSCI 105 Computer Fluency + 3
M 105 Contemporary Mathematics **,+ 3
NTS 104 CCNA 1: Intro to Networks *,+ 3
NTS 105 CCNA 2: Routing & Switching *,+ 3
Select one of the following:
WRIT 101 College Writing I **,+ 3
WRIT 121 Intro to Technical Writing **,+ 3

First Year
CAPP 158 MS Access *,+ 3
COMX 115 Intro to Interpersonal Communc + 3
ITS 210 Network OS - Desktop *,+ 3
NTS 204 CCNA 3: Scaling Networks *,+ 3
NTS 205 CCNA 4: Connecting Networks *,+ 3

Second Year
BGEN 105 Introduction to Business + 3
CAPP 154 MS Word *,+ 3
CSCI 111 Programming with Java I *,+ 3
CSCI 181 Web Design and Programming + 4
Technical Electives *** 3

Second Year
CAPP 156 MS Excel *,+ 3
ITS 224 Introduction To Linux *,+ 4
ITS 280 Computer Repair & Maintenance *,+ 4
Select one of the following:
ITS 298 Internship *,+ 3
ITS 299 Capstone *,+ 3
Total Credits60


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.