May 14, 2021
Total Credits: 30
Major Number: 5852
CIP Code: 11.1006
The Enterprise Technical Support Specialist Certificate program is designed to prepare the student for a career as an Enterprise Support Specialist or hardware/software configuration specialist. Enterprise Support Specialists answer questions and provide technical assistance to people who have either hardware or software problems. Hardware/software configuration specialists upgrade old computers and prepare/install new computers on a local area network. The coursework will help prepare students for Comptia’s A+ Certification and Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (70-680) exams.
Course placement into MATH 0070 or above, or completion of MATH 0030 or MATH 0060 with a grade of C or higher, course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 1: Communication
Select 3 credits
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 22.214.171.124
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot a PC or laptop.
- Demonstrate the ability to work with multiple operating systems
- Create and manage virtual computers
- Demonstrate self-learning and use of critical thinking/problem-solving skills
- Demonstrate ethical behavior in the IT field
Program Contact Information
Dave Keller 651.779.5833 Room 1742 East
Paul Theisen 651.747.4075 Room 2300 East
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.