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Microcomputer Repairer/Installer


Microcomputer Repairer/Installer
Program Information
A.S. Certificate - Code 0907 - Catalog 2013/2014
Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155
Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, sullivi@daytonastate.edu
07/17/2013 M - 1543

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The certificate program provides a basic understanding of computer hardware and software and its interaction in a networked environment. The program is aligned with the industry standards and prepares students for further education and careers in Information Technology cluster. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:
The certificate program in Microcomputer Repair/Installer provides the student a thorough understanding of the computer hardware and software and its interaction in a networked environment. The program provides a general electronics background, prepares student to pass A+ certification exams and user support skills. Program courses transitions directly into Associate of Science in Computer Engineering Technology and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Evaluate proficiency in computer systems architecture.
2. Perform in microcomputer disk operating system services and functions with proficiency.
3. Present, test, verify, install, and configure computer operating systems.


Note: The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Approximate Additional Costs Program Tuition and Fees: $1,567*
Access Fee: $94 ($6.24 per credit)
Assessment Fee: $30
Lab Fees: $105
Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements - It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a college preparatory English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores.

Careers Most of these courses count toward the AS degree in Computer Engineering Technology, and some courses could be applied toward AS degrees in Computer Information Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology and Networking Services Technology.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

The typical length of this program is two (2) semesters. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2010-11) for this field at 74%.

15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1041.00
15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1051.00
15-1071.01 Computer Security Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/help/bright/15-1071.01
15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1081.00


For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:
http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=151041&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go


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Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
EET1607 Electronics Assembly and Cabling   2.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607L
EET1607L Electronics Assembly and Cabling Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
EET1607 Electronics Assembly and Cabling   2.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607L
EET1607L Electronics Assembly and Cabling Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
   
TOTAL  ...   15.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


2013-2014 College Catalog. To view previous catalogs, please click here.