COMPUTER MAINTENANCE, 2 credits
Students acquire principles of computer maintenance, including electrical and electronic theory, computer hardware principles, and broad level components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer systems. To prepare for success, students must have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. At the end of this course students will be able to take the CompTIA A+ Certification. CompTIA A+ certification validates foundation-level knowledge and skills necessary for a career in IT support. It is the starting point for a career. The international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. Material and supply fees may be required.
INTERNETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES I, 2 credits
Prerequisite: Computer Maintenance
This course is designed to prepare the student for successful completion of CompTIA Network+ curriculum, and to take the Network+ certification exam which shows industry that you have basic competency in the physical support of networking systems and knowledge of the conceptual aspects of networking. Network+ Certification is an industry-wide, vendor-neutral certification program developed and supported by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Material and supply fees may be required.