IT Fast Track - Short Term Technical Certificate

IT Fast Track

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6005

The Short Term Technical Certificate along with NCIS 249 Network+ and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist training in non-credit, continuing education provides the certificate holder a foundation in IT Support. The certificate plus aforementioned non-credit courses demonstrates that the student has developed an understanding of basic hardware, software, operating systems and networking. Students who have completed the certificate can apply coursework toward various LCCC associates degrees. Successful completion of the certificate and non-credit coursework will assist in the preparation to take A+, Network+ and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist certifications.  Contact Business Division Continuing Education for admission into the program.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Required Courses
CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I  3
CISS 125 Operating Systems Interfaces >  3
CISS 145 Local Area Networks 4
CMNW 101  A+ Certification Preparation I 4
CMNW 201 A+ Certification Preparation II >  4
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
SDEV 104 Job Search Strategies 1

Total Credit Hours: 20

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

2. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 more credit hours.


Established    February 2013
Effective        August 2013


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