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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Computer Technician (CRT.COMTC)

The Computer Technician program prepares the student for entry into the broad field of computer repair and maintenance in a variety of areas such as personal computers, telecommunications, industrial and computer network systems. The program also prepares the student for A+ certification testing, test out certification, and standards of excellence set by the computer industry.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
EET-056
Electronic Design/Fabrication

EET-056
Electronic Design/Fabrication

Designed to present through actual practice the elements of electronics drafting and fabrication.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-060
Computer Hardware

EET-060
Computer Hardware

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of computer hardware and give students hands on experience in assembling, upgrading and troubleshooting basic computer systems and hardware.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-081
Physical Computing W/ Rasp Pi

EET-081
Physical Computing W/ Rasp Pi

Principles of micro controllers. Topics include: Flow charting, Input-output devices and interfacing, Signal conditioning, Programming, and basic process control using a micro controller. Class stresses using the micro controllers to control I/O devices.

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-048
Applied Shop Computations

TEC-048
Applied Shop Computations

Focuses on basic arithmetic and calculations necessary for solving shop oriented problems involving geometric figures, formulas and algebra. Students draw graphs. A scientific calculator is required, so there is little or no memorization.

Course Outline

3.0
TEL-051
Networking Basics

TEL-051
Networking Basics

Provides the student with a basic understanding of networking, OSI model, industry standards, and IP addressing. Emphasis placed on hands on learning.

Course Outline

+
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
CIS-079
Client Operating System

CIS-079
Client Operating System

A comprehensive examination of Client Operating Systems. Course of study includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft client operating systems. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, administration, network integration and other support issues. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

*
3.0
EET-066
Network Pro

EET-066
Network Pro

This course covers material needed to pass the Computing Technology Industry Association Net+ and Electronics Technicians Association CNST exam. Topics include an in-depth look at data transmission and covers basic telephony, LAN, Satellites, modems, error control and data security.

Course Outline

*
4.0
ENG-050
Writing for Industry

ENG-050
Writing for Industry

Students will learn strategies for writing essays, instructions manuals, proposals, reports, career documents as well as deliver oral presentations to prepare them for a profession in industry. Students will practice research strategies by using library resources and the Internet.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-040
Applied D.C. Circuits

EET-040
Applied D.C. Circuits

Develops an understanding of the basic DC electricity concepts such as voltage, current, resistance, power and energy. The course covers resistive circuits through series-parallel circuits. Laboratory work includes use of analog and digital meters and circuit construction.

Course Outline

2.5
EET-050
Applied A.C. Circuits

EET-050
Applied A.C. Circuits

Introduces the student to the sin wave and the relative parameters such as frequency, period, rms and ave values. Capacitance and inductance are introduced and their effect in sin wave circuits are studied. Lab work includes familiarization with the oscilloscope.


Course Outline

**
2.5

Semester Totals

15.0
Summer Term
EET-077
PC Pro

EET-077
PC Pro

This course prepares students for the TESTOUT PC Pro exam and the Computing Technology Industry Association A+ Exams.


Course Outline

* OR
EET-053
A+ Technician Preparation

EET-053
A+ Technician Preparation

Preparation for the Computing Technology Industry Association A+ Operating Systems. This course is designed to cover the Operating System Component of the A+ Exam. Some of the topics discussed are Operating Systems, System Administration Tools, Network Management, and System Maintenance. (Repeatable 2 Times)

Course Outline

AND
EET-064
A+ Computer Essentials

EET-064
A+ Computer Essentials

Preparation for the Computing Technology Industry Association A+ test. This course is designed to cover both the Core and DOS/Windows modules. Some of the topics discussed are installation, upgrading, troubleshooting, hardware, networks, and DOS, Windows 3.X, and Windows 95.

Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

4.0

Total Program Hours

34.0