Students will develop skills in computer hardware repair and maintenance, operating systems, networking, and technical support. Hardware skills include assembly, upgrade, repair and troubleshooting of personal computers. The students will also focus on learning how to install, configure, and manage a variety of operating systems. These will include operating systems such as DOS, Microsoft Windows, and Linux. The students will be introduced to the basics of networking including setting up networks, what is required for Internet access, and basic network troubleshooting.
Students interested in computer repair must also have good professional skills. These include technical writing, customer service, help desk operations, and user training. Courses will feature hands-on experience as well as theory to properly equip the student for career success. Another feature of the program is preparation for industry certifications. These certifications include A+, N+ and possibly MCP. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be awarded a diploma in Computer Repair.
Enrollment Date: Fall Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 31 (33 online)
Campus: Fort Dodge
- Communicate information effectively and efficiently using current business-related technologies.
- Demonstrate personal responsibility skills in a professional setting.
- Solve business-related problems and applications using critical thinking.
Total Hours: 15 (18 online)
Total Hours: 16 (15 online)
Diploma Total Hours: 31 (33 online)
Graduation Requirement: Must pass all courses with a "C" or better.
Footnotes for Degree Requirements:
1 Required general education course.
2 Required elective course.
3 Institutional requirement.
4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List .
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