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2015-16 Academic Catalog 
2015-16 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Microcomputer Specialist - MCRC.COC

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Successful completion of the following required courses would prepare the student for employment as a computer systems manager of a small- to medium-sized office. This could involve doing routine maintenance, upgrades of hardware and software, minor hardware repairs, and software installations, as well as having a solid foundation in several computer applications.

All entering CIT majors taking one or more CIT courses during the day will be required to purchase a Dell laptop that satisfies certain minimum specifications. The specifications will be provided students when they are accepted so they can determine whether they have a laptop that meets the requirements. In the event they don’t, a link will be provided to the Dell website so that students can purchase a computer directly from the company. Dell will accept Master Card/Visa or will also try to arrange a payment plan.

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Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, a Certificate of Completion in Microcomputer Specialist will be awarded.

Total: 26 credits

Total (MCRC.COC) Curriculum Program Credits: 26


Students having certain professional IT certifications may be able to receive college credit for one or more courses in this program. For information, please see and your academic advisor.

Department Personnel


Name Title Office Phone Email
Lillian Beauchemin Professor 02/219 413-755-4092
Brian Candido Associate Professor/Program Chair 02/223 413-755-4876
Andy Maynard Professor 02/238 413-755-4120
Kobi Shemesh Professor 02/212A 413-755-5604

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