Oct 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Computer Support Specialist Technology


(VC-CST; TC-CST; AAS-CST)

Program Description:


The Computer Support Specialist Technology program will provide students with the required skills and expertise to be employable as computer and IT support specialists to interface with IT hardware, communications, and mobile technology resources.  The program prepares individuals to install, maintain, service, and diagnose operational problems in PC hardware or mobile IT systems arising from software, mechanical, or electrical malfunctions.  In addition to PC and mobile support, further emphasis is placed on support of computer networks, server maintenance, and cloud technologies.  Courses in the Computer Support Specialist Technology program describe the skills, equipment, software, and hardware tools to properly support the information technology industry.  This program will also emphasize oral and written communication skills and professional skills necessary for IT Support Specialists.

Campus Location:


Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center - 601.366.1405

**Completion Award: Career Certificate in Electronics and Related Engineering Technology - Computer Support Specialist Technology 30 SH


Technical Certificate


**Completion Award: Technical Certificate in Electronics and Related Engineering Technology - Computer Support Specialist Technology 45 SH


Associate of Applied Science


**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Electronics and Related Engineering Technology - Computer Support Specialist Technology 60-61 SH



**Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
  • Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.