Certificate of Completion in Computer System Configuration and Support, Security

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Pathway Map Options

There are multiple options available for this pathway map. These options vary depending on the locations, partners, and available tracks of the award.

These pathway map options may share some common coursework. To explore what additional coursework may be required, select your desired option from the list below. Once selected, the list of courses and any associated details will be automatically updated in the course sequence below. The differences between individual pathway map options may only be a few courses.

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems OR Permission of Program Director;
Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses.
CS 0–3
Specialization Specialization Option Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 0–4
Specialization Specialization Option Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
BPC170 A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 3
Specialization Specialization Option Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
BPC270 A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 3
Specialization Specialization Option Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 0–3
Specialization Specialization Option Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 0–3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
Specialization Specialization Option Students may be able to accelerate their learning by taking 8-week courses. 0–3

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