Oakland Community College 


Associate in Applied Science (CSE.AAS)

   The continued growth and use of computers has created a high demand for computer hardware and software specialists that provide advice to users, as well as the day-to-day administration, maintenance, and support of computer systems.
   This Associate in Applied Science degree program is designed to provide the student with learning experiences that will develop skills required to install, diagnose problems and repair microprocessor control devices at the PC desktop, the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) system levels.
   In addition, the program is designed to provide students with the fundamental knowledge to sit for external certifications which include but are not limited to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Major Requirements Credits
CIS 13051* CCNA Studies I: Introduction to Networks 4
CIS 13101* CCNA Studies II: Routing and Switching Essentials 4
CIS 13201* CCNA Studies III: Scaling Networks 4
CIS 13301* CCNA Studies IV: Connecting Networks 4
CIS 2232* Fundamentals of System Support 4
CIS 2434* Introduction to Linux/Unix Administration 3
ECT 2080* Introduction to Microcontrollers 4
ECT 2150* PC Depot/IT/Remote Support Technician 5
Required Supportive Courses
CIS 1295 Voice and Data Cabling 4
ECT 1060* Basics of Computer Electronics 4
ENG 14502● Writing and Reading for Problem Solving 3
MAT 11503● Intermediate Algebra 4

See degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science Degree
General Education Requirement
See General Education Distribution Requirements

1    The completion of the course sequence CIS1305, CIS1310, CIS1320, and CIS1330 leads toward a CISCO INTERNETWORKING Certificate
      of Achievement.
2    Prospective transfer students should substitute ENG 1510.
3    Or higher level math
●   Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.
*   When all courses marked with an asterisk are completed, students may apply for a certificate.