PC Support Technician

15 credit Certificate program

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None available at this time.

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Career Resources:
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Program Description:
This 15-credit certificate program teaches students how to support hardware and operating systems for desktop and laptop computers and printers.

Program outcomes include:
• Install and troubleshoot hardware components and operating systems successfully

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Required Courses:
Course IDCreditsNameDescription
CIS15213A+ Operating System TechnologiesThis course prepares the student to describe the technologies and apply the skills identified in the CompTIA A+ Operating Systems Technologies Examination Objectives. (Prerequisites: READ0465, ENGL0460 and MATH0460) (1 hr lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CIS15213A+ Operating System TechnologiesThis course prepares the student to describe the technologies and apply the skills identified in the CompTIA A+ Operating Systems Technologies Examination Objectives. (Prerequisites: None)(1 hr lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CIS15223A+ Core HardwareThis course prepares the student to describe the technologies and apply the skills identified in the CompTIA A+ Core Hardware Examination Objectives. (Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ENGL0460 and READ0465 or test out)(1 hr lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)

Other Course Requirements:
CIS - 9 CREDITS OF TECHNICAL ELECTIVES REQUIRED


Pre-Program Requirements:
Successful entry into this program requires a specific level of skill in the areas of English, mathematics, and reading. Program entry will depend, in part, on meeting the prerequisites listed below:

English:
• A score of 86 or higher on the Sentence Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of ENGL0460 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, ENGL0460 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Mathematics:
• A score of 71 or higher on the Elementary Algebra Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of MATH0460 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, MATH0460 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Reading:
• A score of 78 or higher on the Reading Comprehension portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of READ0465 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, READ0465 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Electives:
CIS1406 WEB PROGRAMMING I 3 CR
CIS1415 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING 4 CR
CIS1510 MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE 3 CR
CIS1745 Network Administration UNIX 3 CR
CIS1946 CISCO NETWORKING I 4 CR
CIS1947 CISCO NETWORKING II 4 CR
CIS1950 Network Administration: Windows Client 3 CR
CIS2845 Network Administration: UNIX Networking and Security 3 CR
CIS2952 Network Administration: Windows Server 4 CR