computer information technology

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

CIS 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
NOS 110
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

CTS 120
3 Credit Hour(s)
CTS 217
3 Credit Hour(s)
NOS 130
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

CTS 220
3 Credit Hour(s)

Curriculum is based on the 2015-16 catalog.

  • 18 Total Credit Hours Required