Initiating College: Estrella Mountain Community College
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Program Availability: Shared
Program Availability: CG EM GC GW MC PC PV SC SM
Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career in the following job fields:
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
Upon completion of an associate`s degree, students may pursue a career in the following job fields:
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Desktop Associate program is designed to provide students with background knowledge and skills required for learning the specific tasks and industry recognized standards associated with how to effectively install and configure Windows operating systems. The course includes basic features of the Windows operating system, virtualization improvements, network connectivity, access to resources, monitor and maintain Windows clients and backup and recovery. It is designed to prepare students for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification exam. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCL) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification exams. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.
Program Notes: This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
Students are encouraged, but not required, to complete CIS105, or CIS190, or CNT140AB prior to beginning this CCL. Students who pursue this Certificate of Completion (CCL) should have a basic level of computer literacy including navigating the internet and computer systems or take CIS105.
Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.
Program Prerequisites: None
MST150WT Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 3
1. Install, configure, and manage a Microsoft operating system. (MST150WT)
2. Configure and manage resource security with permissions based access control including file system permissions. (MST150WT)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 26, 2019
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