Computer and Information Sciences - Computer Maintenance and Repair Certificate



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing

Overview of computer systems - hardware operating systems the Internet and application software including word processing spreadsheets presentation graphics and databases. Current topics such as the effect of computers on society and the history and use of computers in business educational and other interdisciplinary settings are also studied. This course is not intended to count toward a student's major field of study in business or computer science.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSC 1325 Personal Computer Hardware

A study of current personal computer hardware including personal computer assembly and upgrading setup and configuration and troubleshooting.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies

Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model network protocols transmission media and networking hardware and software.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
9

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
ITNW 1337 Introduction to the Internet

Introduction to the internet with emphasis on using the World Wide Web to locate transfer and publish information. Survey of emerging technologies on the Internet.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSC 1321 Intermediate PC Operating Systems

Custom operating system installation configuration and troubleshooting; management of file systems memory storage and peripheral devices.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications

Introduces and develops foundational skills in applying essential and emerging business productivity information technology tools. The focus of this course is on business productivity software applications including word processing spreadsheets databases presentation graphics data analytics and business-oriented utilization of the internet.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

Knowledge of keyboard.


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
9





Total Program Hours
18



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Computer occupations are great field for students who either plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, or develop the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a computer applications specialist in a variety of working environments. Applied skills are developed through “hands-on” training utilizing modern computer equipment and software. Transferability and specific requirements can be determined only by the receiving institution. Curriculum is often used as a resume builder for current or potential employees.


Recommended High School Endorsement
Business and Industry

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