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Program Requirements

Computer Support Specialist: Associate in Applied Science

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 60

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
CAPS111, Introduction to Word Processing
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS121, Introduction to Spreadsheets
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS123, Advanced Spreadsheets
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CIS 108, Introduction to Computer Information Systems
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR CSCI160, Introduction to Computer Programming
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CSS 112, Hardware Repair and Maintenance
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL100, Academic Writing I*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective

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Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
BUAD106, Foundations of Business
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS131, Introduction to Databases
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS133, Advanced Databases
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS152, Web Page Design
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CIS 132, Network Design
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CIS 214, Systems Analysis and Design
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
BUAD203, Business Communications
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CIS 215, Operating Systems
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CIS 220, Database Concepts
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CSS 212, Help Desk and User Support
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL103, Report Writing
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
CSS 240, Computer Support Specialist Internship
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL204, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Humanities Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word
ENGL130, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio I
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL203, Techniques of Listening
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL216, Advanced Screenwriting
ENGL218, Smart TV
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL230, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio II
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL237, Journalism
ENGL239, Newspaper Editing
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL247, Beat Movement in American Literature
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL250, Field Studies in Literature
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL256, Playwriting
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
ENGL271, Writing Internship
ENGL274, Marketing the Screenplay
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics
ESOL, ESOL Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
MUSI108, Music Theory I
MUSI109, Music Theory II
PHIL, PHIL Elective
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST248, Contemporary Women Writers

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Science Elective
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CSCI160, Introduction to Computer Programming
CSCI165, Computing Fundamentals I
CSCI205, Computing Fundamentals II
ENVS101, Biological Resource Conservation
ENVS102, Technology and the Environment
ENVS295, Global Seminar
GEOL, GEOL Elective
METR, METR Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective

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A "C" or better grade is required in ENGL 100.

A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a three credit liberal arts elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.

Math, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences Electives: An approved SUNY GEN ED course is recommended.

*Grade of C or better is required