Information Systems Support

One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code 6603

To help businesses succeed and empower their personnel in a technology-rich work environment, highly skilled employees are needed to provide support to the non-technical workforce. This certificate is designed to provide the breadth of technical and user application focus to enable the graduate to provide such support. Upon successful completion the student will have developed the skills necessary to support the non-technical users’ workspace including software, networking, small scale application development needs and basic hardware. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and Universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Don Huffman at 440-366-7397 or

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Semester Curriculum

CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
CISS 122 Microcomputer Applications II >  3
CISS 125 Operating System Interfaces >  3
CISS 143 Database Design & Implementation >  3
CISS 145 Local Area Networks >  4
CISS 160 Introduction to Programming in C# >


CISS 212 Spreadsheet Applications >  3
CISS 215 Multimedia Fundamentals >  3
CISS 216  Web Development >  3
CMNW 101 A+ Certification Preparation I OR  4
CMNW 141 Computer Diagnostic Repair  3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^  1
   Total Credit Hours: 33/34
  1. >  Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
  2. OR Indicates that a student make select either course, which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
  3. ^ 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 or more credit hours.

Established    March 2003
Revised         March 2013
Effective       August 2013