MiraCosta College

  • MiraCosta College provides a rich and robust set of courses and two certificates (Certified Computer Desktop Support Specialist and Network and Desktop Systems Administration) within our Computer Studies and Information Technology (CSIT) Department that prepare students for IT Technician Pathway listed courses and certifications throughout all three stages. Our Business Departments also offers courses relevant to IT Tech Pathways.

  • MiraCosta College
    IT Technician Pathway Course Offerings
    Course Name or Topic Course ID Relevant 3rd
    Party Certification

    Computer Retail Sales & Support

    Stage 1

    Introduction to Retail or Business FundamentalsBUS 130
    Customer Service/Human RelationsBUS 137
    Business CommunicationsBUS 290
    Microsoft Office EssentialsCSIT 110
    Information & Communications Technology EssentialsTBD CompTIA A+
    Business Information Systems, Computer Information SystemsCSIT 120

    Help Desk
    User Support

    Stage 2

    Computer Network FundamentalsCSIT 171 CompTIA Network+
    Systems and Network Administration (Network Operating Systems)CSIT 174 MCSA Server 2012
    Installing, Configuring & Administering a Microsoft OS (Desktop Support Tech I)CSIT 172 Microsoft MCTS:Win 7
    Introduction to Information Security SystemsCSIT 171 CompTIA Security+

    IT Technician

    Stage 3

    Routing & Switching Fundamentals Cisco CCENT
    Installing, Configuring and Administering Linux Operating SystemCSIT 175 CompTIA Linux+
    Certified Ethical Hacker CEH by E.C.

    Further Specialization Options

    Mobility and Mobile DesignCSIT 178 CompTIA Mobility+
    Preparation for CCNA Cisco CCNA
    Cloud Essentials CompTIA Cloud+
    Project Management or Process ImprovementBUS 133 CompTIA Project+

    Contact Information

    • Counselor Phone: (760) 795-6670
    • 1 Barnard Drive
    • Oceanside
    • 92056

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