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Computer Repair Diploma



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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
Department: Business
CIP#: 11.09010100

Program Outcomes:

  1. Communicate information effectively and efficiently using current business-related technologies.
  2. Demonstrate personal responsibility skills in a professional setting.
  3. Solve business-related problems and applications using critical thinking.

Program of Study


First Semester


Total Hours: 15 (18 online)


Second Semester


Total Hours: 16 (15 online)


Diploma Total Hours: 31 (33 online)


Notes:


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  .

Non-Discrimination Policy


It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identify, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status. 

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources, Iowa Central Community College, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501; Telephone: 515-574-1138, Email: concerns@iowacentral.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. 

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