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    Apr 23, 2024  
Catalog 2020-2021 
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computing Essentials Letter of Recognition

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No. of Credits: 9
Contact: Bernice Brezina, Chair, Business, Technology, and Public Service Division
Ronda Jacobs, Program Coordinator

The Computing Essentials Letter of Recognition is a program designed to provide students with the essential technical and skills required to prepare for entry-level employment in an information technology (IT) specialist field.  Information services technology students take classes to prepare for the following in-demand entry level information technology industry certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA Network+. 
Professionals with a strong IT background may contact the division chair about obtaining prerequisite waivers to take certain classes in this program.
Students may be eligible to receive Credit for Prior Learning through Certification Evaluation for up to 6 credits with any of the following current certifications:  CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA Network+.  This program is fully available online.  The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 6.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite or co-requisite   

****Pending MHEC approval

Course Indicators: English Composition (E), Arts (A), Cultural and Global Awareness (C), Humanities (H), Biological/Physical Sciences (S), Social/Behavioral Sciences (B), Mathematics (M)

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