Computer Technician Certificate - Academic Plan
The Computer Technician program prepares individuals for entry-level jobs in the personal computer industry involving the installation, upgrading and servicing of personal computer systems and computer networks. Three common examples of positions in which a graduate of this program might be employed are retail computer store technician, field service technician for a computer/network systems reseller and in-house computer/network technician for a large company. Students in this program gain extensive experience with computer hardware, software and networks. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is prepared to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam, the competency standard for service technicians in the computer industry.
Total Credits = 27
|Required Courses - Major Courses||Credits||Pre or Co Reqs Required||Course Avaiable Fall?||Course Available Spring?||Course Available Summer?|
|CIS 1018 - Intro to PC Applications||3||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|CIS 1024 - Intro to Operating Systems||3||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|CNG 1020 - A+ Certification Preparation||4||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|CNG 1021 - Computer Technician I: A+||4||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|CNG 1022 - Computer Technician II: A+||4||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|CNG 1024 - Networking I: Network+||3||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|CNG 1025 - Networking II: Network+||3||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|CNG 2011 - Windows Configuration: (OS)||3||No||Yes||Yes||No|
Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)
Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)
- CIS 1018 – Introduction to PC Applications (May substitute select courses, see 2022/2023 catalog for requirements).
- Course availability is subject to change.
- Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising [at] arapahoe [dot] edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
- Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this certificate.