2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    May 23, 2024  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Maintenance Technology Associate of Science

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The Computer Maintenance Technology (CMT) Associate of Science degree program includes study of personal computer hardware, software, repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting to prepare the student for entry-level employment as a computer maintenance technician in companies involved in the manufacture, installation, repair, maintenance, upgrading, or sales of personal computers and computer networks.


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper use of the measures and procedures to protect personal computer hardware against damage due to electrostatic discharge (ESD).
  • State and demonstrate software and hardware troubleshooting skills and procedures for personal computers.
  • State, compare, and contrast the major features and tools in modern PC operating systems.
  • Describe the functions and performance specifications of the major hardware items in a PC.

Total Units for the Major: 21-23

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: CIMN 200 , CIMN 210 ; ET 114 .


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