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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

IT - Computer Technician Certificate


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This program prepares students for entry-level positions in PC installation, maintenance, and repair professions. Common career titles include PC support technician, hardware specialist, and help desk support specialist. Students will examine PC software, including operating systems, network management, and desktop utilities. This program also prepares students for the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.

Program Total: 16 credits


Due to the rapid change of technology in IT fields, there is a five year time limit on applying courses with IT, ITAPP, ITNET, ITPRG, and ITWEB prefixes to this program. Information Technology will accept returning student courses that are 5-7 years old if the student received a grade of “A” or “B” for the course. If the student did not receive a grade of “A” or “B” for the course and the course is older than 5 years, the course will not be accepted for compeltion of any degree or program. Courses beyond 7 years, with any grade, will not be accepted for this program.

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