Computer Technician Specialist

Computer Technician Specialist

Spring Registration Callout

The Computer Technician Specialist is a two-semester series designed for students who are interested in acquiring concentrated core knowledge and a practical set of skills including computer hardware and software, network, and network security for employment or advancement in a variety of computer system support fields. Students will be eligible and required to sit for industry certification exams such as CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+.  Also, courses completed in this professional series fulfill five out of the twelve core program courses in the Computer Systems Support, A.A.S. degree. 

Note: Credits may be awarded for prior professional experience (contact advisor for additional information regarding PLA).

For additional information, please contact department chair, Dr. Otto Hernandez

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Employ critical-thinking and analytical skills to design and implement network computer systems;
  • Explain and contrast the different types of system maintenance in both the network and personal computer systems;
  • Utilize a network of peers to keep in touch with new technologies and guidance when needed;
  • Engage in analytical thinking and logical skills to conduct in deployment, maintenance, and use of both network and individual computer systems.
program requirements
Courses Credits
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
CISM130-Using PC Operating Systems
CISM146-Computer Networking
CISM149-Computer Hardware
CISM295-Internship for Information Technology