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Computer Assistant - Certificate

23 Credits
CERT3279
Degree Description

This program prepares the learner with the core skills necessary for a technical support position with a focus on personal computer operations. Training is emphasized in the areas of installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting personal computers and peripheral devices utilizing current industry hardware and software products. Learners also receive an orientation on IBM midrange and mainframe computer systems that are frequently integrated into corporate networks. Hands-on labs are included in the curriculum to give students exposure to current and upcoming technology.

Students successfully completing this certificate will have satisfied the requirements of the first year of the Networking Services AAS degree.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
COMP1120 Foundations of Computing (4 Credits)
COMP1125 Spreadsheet/Database Integration (4 Credits)
COMP1130 Programming Fundamentals (4 Credits)
COMP1140 Web for Business (3 Credits)
COMP1200 PC Hardware and Software Essentials (4 Credits)
COMP1360 Introduction to Data Communications and Networking (4 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.