• Computer Application Support

    Associate of Applied Science Degree

    The Computer Application Support program prepares students for a variety of technical support careers including help desk, training, and design positions. Students may earn either a one-year certificate or a twoyear Associate of Applied Science degree. The course work emphasizes development of analytical and problemsolving skills in addition to specific hardware and software configurations. Cooperative work experience (CWE) is supervised real-world experience that supplements the academic classroom environment.

    Program Requirements

    Prerequisites for first term classes include completed course work for CS-120 Survey of Computing, WR-095 Paragraph to Essay and MTH-065 Algebra II or placement in BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing, WR-121 English Composition, and MTH-095 Algebra III. This program is an open program, meaning that students may take any class in the program for which they have completed the prerequisite.

    Program Outcomes

    Program outcomes should include entry-level skills for employment in technical positions using and supporting computer software, including operating systems, web development, spreadsheets, databases and programming software.


    Career opportunities include web designer, database specialist, software trainer, software installation and maintenance engineer, computer applications specialist, client support representative, customer service engineer, help desk technician or software consultant.

    For information contact Debra Carino, 503-594-3170 or dcarino@clackamas.edu  

    Computer Application Support -Year 1

    • Complete the following requirements.

    • CS-140 Introduction to Operating Systems
      CS-150 Computer Technician Orientation
      CS-225 Computer End User Support 
      CS-227 Computer Hardware & Repair I 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • CS-125H HTML & Web Site Design 
      CS-135W Microsoft Word
      CS-179 Networking I
      CS-240W Windows Desktop Administration 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • BA-103 Business Strategies for Computer Consultants 
      CS-135I Advanced Web Design with Dreamweaver
      CS-135S Microsoft Excel
      CS-240L Linux Administration 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I 
      • Take WR-101 or WR-121.
      WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing 
      WR-121 English Composition 

    Computer Application Support -Year 2

    • Complete the following requirements.

    • ART-225 Computer Graphics I 
      CS-133VB Visual Basic.NET I 
      CS-135DB Microsoft Access 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • CS-133S Introduction to JavaScript & Server-Side Scripting 
      CS-195 Flash Web Development
      CS-275 Database Design 
      Physical Education
      Health/Physical Education
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • CS-133VA Visual Basic for Applications 
      • TAKE 9 CREDITS OF CS-280.
      CS-280 Computer Science/CWE 

    Human Relations Requirement

    • Complete the following requirement.

      ANT-102 Archaeology & Prehistory 
      ANT-103 Cultural Anthropology 
      BA-285 Human Relations in Business 
      ED-258 Multicultural Education 
      HST-101 History of Western Civilization 
      HST-102 History of Western Civilization 
      HST-103 History of Western Civilization 
      HST-201 History of the United States 
      HST-202 History of the United States 
      HST-203 History of the United States 
      PS-203 U.S. Government: State & Local Institutions 
      PS-205 International Relations 
      PSY-101 Human Relations 
      PSY-110 Psychology: An Overview 
      PSY-200 Psychology As A Natural Science 
      PSY-205 Psychology As a Social Science 
      PSY-214 Introduction to Personality 
      PSY-215 Introduction to Developmental Psychology 
      PSY-219 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 
      PSY-221 Introduction to Counseling 
      PSY-231 Introduction to Human Sexuality 
      PSY-240 Interpersonal Awareness & Growth 
      SOC-204 Introduction to Sociology 
      SOC-205 Social Stratification & Social Systems 
      SOC-206 Institutions & Social Change 
      SOC-225 Social Problems 
      COMM-100 Basic Speech Communication 
      COMM-105 Listening 
      COMM-112 Persuasive Speaking 
      COMM-126 Communication Between the Sexes 
      COMM-140 Introduction to Intercultural Communication 
      COMM-218 Interpersonal Communication 
      COMM-227 Nonverbal Communication 

    Computer Application Support Focus Area

    • Complete the following requirements for Application Support Focus Area.

    • ART-226 Computer Graphics II 
      BT-177 Microsoft Project 
      CS-289 Web Server Administration 
      BA-120 Project Management Fundamentals 
      CS-125P Computer Publishing 
      CS-125R Podcasting 
      CS-161 Computer Science I 
      CS-162 Computer Science II 
      CS-228 Computer Hardware & Repair II 
      CS-229 Networking II 
      CS-233S Web Application Development II 
      CS-234A AJAX Web Development 
      CS-234P PHP/MySQL Web Development 
      CS-240M MacOS Administration 
      CS-244 Systems Analysis 
      CS-245 Project Management-Information Systems 
      CS-260 Data Structures 
      CS-276 Advanced SQL 
      CS-280 Computer Science/CWE 
      CS-284 Network Security 
      CS-287X Microsoft Exchange Server 
      CS-288W Windows Network Administration 
      CS-297N Network Capstone 
      CS-297W Website Capstone 
    • Complete the following requirements for Accounting Focus Area.

    • BA-211 Financial Accounting I 
      BA-212 Financial Accounting II 
      BA-213 Decision Making With Accounting Information 
    • Complete the following requirements for Programming Focus Area.

    • CS-161 Computer Science I 
      CS-162 Computer Science II 
      CS-260 Data Structures 
  • Contact our Computer Science Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Email us: marys@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3071

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