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Computer Systems Management Technology
Computer Systems Management Technicians have a strong background in the diagnostics, repair and maintenance of computer and computer related equipment, which includes preventative maintenance, licensing renewals, upgrades, and recommendations for purchasing new computer systems; appropriate safety training effective oral and written communication skills, effective teamwork experience; and proper record-keeping techniques.

Instruction within the program includes the skills and procedures necessary to:

• Understand hardware and software
• Troubleshoot defective computer or computer related devices
• Recommend computer and/or computer related solutions or purchases to the end user.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information," completion of one unit of algebra is recommended.
Associate of Applied Science Degree - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
CPMT1311  Introduction to Computer Maintenance24963
MATH1314  College Algebra30483
CPMT1304  Microcomputer System Software24963
ITNW1354  Implementing & Supporting Servers24963
Total Hours91233612
Semester 2
ITNW1325  Fundamentals of Networking Technologies24963
ENGL1301  Composition I30483
ITSC1316  Linux Installation and Configuration24963
ITSC1321  Intermediate PC Operating Systems24963
Total Hours91233612
Semester 3
GAME1301  Computer Ethics22643
ITSC2339  PC Help Desk24963
  Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective † 30483
CPMT1307  Electronic & Computer Skills * 24963
Total Hours91030412
Semester 4
CPMT1345  Computer Systems Maintenance24963
CPMT1347  Computer System Peripherals24963
  Speech Elective 30483
CPMT2302  Home Technology Integration24963
Total Hours91233612
Semester 5
CPMT2345  Computer System Troubleshooting ° 24963
CPMT2350  Industry Certification Preparation24963
CPMT2333  Computer Integration24963
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective † 30483
Total Hours91233612
Grand Totals4558164860
º This course has been designated as the capstone course
† High school articulated course
* CPMT 1307 or CETT 1307


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