University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Computer Support C.A.S.

Victor Valgenti, Program Director

Computer Support is a 30-credit certificate program that prepares students for entry-level positions in the computing field. Required coursework includes programming, operating systems, networking, PC hardware, data modeling, and web technologies. Graduates pursue careers as help desk technicians, computer repair professionals, and computer support specialists. Coursework for the certificate program also leads to the A.A.S. degree in Information Technology.

Certificate of Applied Science - Computer Support


Computer Support Core Courses27
Total Hours30-31

Degree Specific Credits: 30-31

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Computer Support Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BGEN 105SIntroduction to Business3
CSCI 150Introduction to Computer Science3
CSCI 172Intro to Computer Modeling3
ITS 150CCNA 1: Exploration3
ITS 165Introduction to Operating Systems and the Command Line3
ITS 212Network OS - Server Administration3
ITS 279Cloud Systems3
ITS 280Computer Repair & Maintenance3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours27

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Complete one of the following courses or any Mathematics course having one of these as a prerequisite:3-4
Probability and Linear Mathematics
College Algebra
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-