PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Students can acquire the basic skills and knowledge to earn the Microcomputer Technician Associate in Science Degree / Certificate of Achievement, in the Electronics Department.  This program will not only prepare students for an award, but will also prepare them for the A+ Certification exam, and help them prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA).

By fulfilling the program requirements, students are able to format a computer, install the operating system, and install all the necessary drivers. Students will be able to successfully configure and create a network system consisting of a number of computers all for employment in a field related to microcomputer technician.

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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

Upon completion of the Degree/Certificate program, students are able to:

  • Install, configure, and add auxiliary equipment for a microcomputer.
  • Load software and suggest programs to answer the needs of individuals and companies.
  • Format a computer, install the operating system, and install all the necessary drivers.
  • Configure and create a network system consisting of a number of computers.

DEGREE AND CERTIFICATES

Award Title

Award

Type

Grad. Plan

Required Course Units

Major Elective Units

Total Major Units
Gainful Employment
Microcomputer Technician

AS

42

42

Microcomputer Technician

C

42

42

C

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Pursue a career as an automotive technician, air conditioning mechanic, automotive electrician, transmission specialist, brake repairer, engine repairer, front-end or tune-up mechanic. Work in dealerships or repair shops or start your own business.

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  • Build and update your résumé to highlight your key skills and job experience

WAGE/SALARY INFORMATION

Wage/Salary Information

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