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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

PC Repair and Network Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Thomson Campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall and Spring
Length of Program: Two Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 18

Program Description: The objective of this 18-hour certificate program is providing students with the following CompTIA certification objectives: High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.

A+ Service Technician: Installation, configuration, and upgrading, diagnosing and troubleshooting, safety and preventive maintenance, motherboard/processors/memory, printers, portable systems, introduction to basic networking.

Network+: Basic networking knowledge (OSI Model), physical layer, data link layer, network layer, transport layer, TCP/IP fundamentals, TCP/IP Suite: utilities, remote connectivity, security, implementing the installation of the network, maintaining and supporting the network, and troubleshooting the network. This program defines network architecture, identifies infrastructure components, monitors and analyzes network performance, and design and management of Enterprise TCP/IP networks.

Employment Opportunities: The purpose of the PC Repair and Network Technician program is to prepare the student to attain CompTIA, A+ and Network+ industry certification for entry-level microcomputer and networking support positions in the field of Information Technology.

Credentialing (Optional):  Completion of this TCC provides training to sit for the following examinations to enhance employability-- A+ (Comp TIA Exams); Network+ (Comp TIA)

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 18 credits

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

CIST 1001COMPUTER CONCEPTS

4

CIST 1122HARDWARE INSTALL & MAINT

4

CIST 1130OPERATING SYSTEMS CONCEPTS

3

CIST 1401COMPUTER NETWORKING FUND

4


Notes:

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta/Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: PC Repair and Network Technician

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta/Thomson  Day Program

Year 1 First Semester

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

CIST 1001COMPUTER CONCEPTS

4

Year 1 Second Semester

CIST 1122HARDWARE INSTALL & MAINT

4

CIST 1130OPERATING SYSTEMS CONCEPTS

3

CIST 1401COMPUTER NETWORKING FUND

4

 CIST 2411 can be substituted for CIST 1130 and CIST 2451 can be substituted for CIST 1401.