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Computer Systems Specialists - Program Admission

Program admission

You can prepare for this program by taking courses in high school that prepare you for college. This typically includes four years of English, three years of math, three years of social studies, and two years of science. Some colleges also require two years of a second language. For this program, schools recommend that you know how to use a computer and the Internet.

Many programs require you to apply for admission even after you've been admitted to the school. Typically you must complete introductory computer science courses. You may also have to take courses in logic, calculus, and physics.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

• Network Technology
• Computer Science and Programming
• Advanced Algebra courses
• Calculus
• Probability and Statistics

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.
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