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PC Installation and Maintenance Certificate

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Students learn how to install, optimize, upgrade, and troubleshoot personal computer hardware and software. They gain both theoretical and hands-on experience using a variety of current hardware and software technologies. Topics such as testing electrical components, using diagnostics utilities, and user PC support interactions will be covered.

Preparation for the A+ Certification examination is an integral objective of this certificate program. Success as a PC technician requires essential knowledge and skills that may be tested by the internationally-recognized A+ Certification exam.

Successful applicants for the certificate must complete all courses listed below with at least a grade of C.

First Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts 3

Second Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3
CTS 217 Computer Training Support 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3

Third Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 220 Advanced Hard/Software Support 3

Total Credit Hours Required


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