Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5841
First Term: 2018 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16-17
CIP Code: 11.0203
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 15-1131

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Technical Specialist program provides training for an entry-level position working with Windows networks. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, customize, optimize, and troubleshoot Windows servers and Windows client workstations. The courses in the program also help to prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP) and Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) examinations. The curriculum ideally is taught by Microsoft Certified Professionals.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: EM, GW

Required Courses
CIS121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations (1) OR
+ CIS221AB Microsoft Power Shell (1) 1

+ BPC170 A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
+ BPC270 A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3

+ CIS190 Introduction to Networking (3) OR
CNT140AA Introduction to Networks (4) OR 3-4

MST150++ Any MST150 Microsoft Windows course 3

+ CIS270 Essentials of Network and Information Security 3
Credits: 16-17

Program Competencies
1. Implement DOS commands and functions. (CIS121AB, CIS221AB)
2. Identify basic personal computer architecture and components. (BPC170, BPC270)
3. Troubleshoot problems with various common hardware and software configurations. (BPC170, BPC270)
4. Analyze local area network LAN topologies and communication standards. (CIS190, CNT140AA, MST150++)
5. Identify the hardware and software components of a local area network. (CIS190, CNT140AA)
6. Create and manage user and group accounts. (CIS190, CNT140AA, MST150++)
7. Implement and troubleshoot network printers. (MST150++)
8. Secure network resources with share permissions and New Technology File System (NTFS) permissions.
(MST150++, CIS270)
9. Install, configure, and optimize Windows network operating system. (MST150++)
10. Monitor network resources and events. (CIS270)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 28, 2011

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.