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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Desktop Support

This course prepares students to support desktop users. It covers desktop operating system and computer implementation and support and emphasizes workstation integration in the network environment. Topics include installation and upgrades, configuration, management, operation, optimization, and troubleshooting of desktop operating systems and applications. Students diagnose problems in connectivity, manage security settings, troubleshoot hardware and software issues, and optimize system performance.

Subject: CSIT
Course Number: 173
Section Number: 2178
Units: 4

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: 301A San Elijo Campus
Office hours: T, W, Th 5:15-6:00 pm 4803B
Phone: 760 634 7812
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