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Computer Maintenance Technology (Certificate)

35 credit hours.

The Computer Maintenance Technology Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level careers as computer technicians. The comprehensive program provides students with skills in electronic fundamentals, instrument usage, troubleshooting, basic computer skills and PC maintenance and repair skills. Students will be able to seek a variety of positions related to computer installation, maintenance, repair and servicing. Students will be prepared with a body of knowledge sufficient to take the A+ certification exam. Upon completion of the program the students may continue their study in the Associate in Applied Science degree in Electronic Systems Technology.

General Education Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communications 3
MATH 109 or
TMAT 103
College Algebra for Math & Science or
Technical Math I
4 or

Required Core:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
ELTC 102 DC Electronics 3
ELTC 103 AC Electronics 3
ELTC 206 Digital Electronics and Microprocessors 3
ELTC 207 Solid State Electronics Troubleshooting & Measurements 3
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardware Maintenance & Repair 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
NETW 208 Data and Cabling Systems 3

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:

Job Title SOC Code
Electrical Engineering Technologists Electronics Engineering Technicians Electrical Engineering Technicians Electronics Engineering Technologists 17-3029.02 17-3023.01 17-3023.03 17-3029.04
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $4,760 for tuition and fees and $1,604 for books and supplies.

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