Computer Technician Basic Certificate

The Computer Tech Basic Certificate offers students the opportunity to earn a credential demonstrating basic competency in the area of computer information technology. The certificate consists of a natural progression of classes that are required for the Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer & Information Technologies. It gives those who are unable, or don't need, to complete a degree a way of demonstrating their level of computer proficiency. The Computer Tech Basic Certificate prepares students for the CompTIA A+ and Net+ certification exams which are recognized by the computer industry around the world.

11 Credit Hours

Upon completion of this program, the graduate can:

  1. Install, use, and maintain systems software and applications software.
  2. Analyze and implement simple applications.
  3. Resolve technical questions using existing documentation.
  4. Write end-user documentation using technical resources.
  5. Employ basic diagnostic tools to identify and solve hardware and software problems.
  6. Utilize logical, mathematical, and analytical skills to facilitate problem solving.
  7. Discuss ethical and legal issues in computing such as privacy, corporate property, copyright, and security of software, hardware, and information.
  8. Use and use network applications.

Required Courses

  • CIT 105 - Introduction to Computers
  • CIT 111 - Computer Hardware and Software

  Choose one of the following Level I Network Courses

  • CIT 160 - Intro to Networking Concepts
  • CIT 161 - Introduction to Networks

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