Applications Track | KCTCS

Applications Track

The Applications track emphasizes several aspects of application software. It includes such productivity applications as: word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation, geographic information systems, website development/maintenance, and help desk tracking systems. Completion of this track will prepare students to work with computer-based systems in business and industry.

Applications: Computer Support Track provides an in-depth knowledge of application software, computer system configurations, Help Desk Tools/Software, end-user documentation, user training, and other user support skills.

65 Credit Hours

Upon completion of this program, the graduate can:

  1. Evaluate, select, customize, and maintain software and hardware
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of application software
  3. Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of business principles and practicesComputer Suppor
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of advanced application tools
  5. Assist others in the use of computer systems and software, including face-to-face professional communication and the development of training material
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of help desk tools, technology and techniques
  7. Demonstrate a methodical approach to the problem-solving process

General Education Courses

Choose one of the following Heritage-Humanities Courses

  • HIS 101 - World Civilization I
  • REL 130 - Introduction to Religion
  • HIS 108 - History of the US through 1865
  • HIS 109 - History of the United States Since 1865
  • ART 100 - Introduction to Art
  • MUS 100 - Introduction to Music
  • PHI 110
  • PHI 120

Choose one of the following Math Courses

Choose one of the following Natural Sciences Courses

  • BIO 112 - Introduction to Biology
  • BIO 113 - Introduction to Biology Lab
  • BIO 120 - Human Ecology
  • BIO 130 - Aspects of Human Biology 
  • BIO 135 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
  • BIO 137 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO 139 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • CHE 120 - Chemistry in Society
  • PHY 171 - Applied Physics

Choose one of the following Social-Behavioral Sciences Courses

  • ECO 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • PSY 110 - General Psychology
  • PSY 223 - Developmental Psychology
  • REL 130 - Introduction to Religion
  • ECO 101 - Contemporary Economic Issues

Core Requirements

  • CIT 105 - Introduction to Computers
  • CIT 111 - Computer Hardware and Software
  • CIT 120 - Computational Thinking
  • CIT 150 - Internet Technologies
  • CIT 170 - Database Design Fundamentals
  • CIT 180 - Security Fundamentals
  • CIT 155 - Web Page Development
  • CIT 157 - Web Site Design and Production (Coming soon)
  • CIT 291 - Capstone: Design and Implementation

Chose one of the following Approved Level I Networking Courses

  • CIT 160 - Intro to Networking Concepts
  • CIT 161 - Introduction to Networks

Chose one of the following Approved Level I Programming Language Courses

Applications Track Courses

Chose one of the following Approved Business or Management Courses

  • ACT 101 - Fundamentals of Accounting I
  • ACC 201 - Financial Accounting
  • BAS 160 - Introduction to Business
  • BAS 200 - Small Business Management
  • BAS 274 - Human Resource Management
  • BAS 283 - Principles of Management
  • BAS 287 - Supervisory Management
  • BAS 288 - Personal and Organizational Leadership
  • OST 275 - Office Management
  • QMS 101 - Introduction to Quality Systems
  • QMS 201 - Customer Service Improvement Skills

Chose one of the following Approved CIT Technical Courses

Computer Support

  • CIT 232 - Help Desk Operations
  • CIT 234 - Advanced Productivity Software
  • CIT 236 - Advanced Data Organization Software

Chose one of the following Approved CIT Technical Courses

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Notes

  • Courses chosen to satisfy General Education requirements must be selected from an approved list which may be found in the KCTCS catalog at https://kctcs.edu/Degrees_Training/Catalog/.
  • A course used to fulfill one category cannot be used to fulfill another category.
  • Transitional courses (courses numbered 001-099) cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.