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Computer Maintenance Technology Certificate of Achievement


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The Computer Maintenance Technology (CMT) Certificate of Achievement 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.

REQUIRED COURSES:

Course ID Title Units
CIM 1  or Computer Information Systems 4
CIM 10   Introduction to Information Systems 3
CIMN 100   Computer Operating Systems- Windows 3
CMT 215  or Electronics for Computer Technologists 3
ET 101  or Survey of Electronics 3
ET 133   DC and AC Fundamentals 4
CMT 220   Computer Maintenance and Repair I 3
CMT 225  * Computer Maintenance and Repair II 3
CMT 230  * Applied Network Technology 3
CMT 235  * A+ Exam Preparation for Computer Service Technicians 3

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE CERTIFICATE:


21-23

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

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