2016-2017 College Catalog 
    Jan 27, 2023  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Maintenance Technology, A.S.

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The Computer Maintenance Technology Certificate program prepares the student for entry-level employment as a computer technologist or computer technician in companies involved in the manufacture, installation, repair, maintenance, upgrading, or sales of personal computers and hardware for personal computers and computer networks.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper use of 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: 21-22

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

+Completion of the A and B versions of this course can also be used to fulfill this requirement.

Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in 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:  CIM 227, 251, 252; ET 114  

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