Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Computer Technician, Certificate

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The computer technician must have experience working on personal computers, experience working on networks and some programming experience. Technicians are acquainted with software packages such as word processors and spreadsheets. The computer technician must be knowledgeable in computer operations and computer systems.

Career Outlook

Students can earn the associate degree by completing one year of full-time study beyond the Computer Technician Certificate. Graduates may find employment in entry-level positions such as computer technician, peripheral equipment operator, help desk technician or technical support.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply structured programming concepts.
  2. Install and troubleshoot current Personal Computer hardware and current Operating System software.
  3. Demonstrate software skills.
  4. Write and debug programs.
  5. Implement procedures designed to counteract current computer and network security risks.

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 17

Total Program Credit Hours 32

+ Students must attain a 2.00 grade point average in these technical courses to graduate.

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